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Overview

Introduction to Wagoner, Oklahoma

Wagoner, Oklahoma is 24 miles E of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 37 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is in Wagoner County. The city is part of the Tulsa metro area.

Wagoner History

Wagoner was originally inhabited by the Osage Indians. During the Civil War, both the Confederate and Union soldiers stationed throughout the area. The first railroad entered the area in 1871. The city adopted its present name in 1883, in honor of Henry Samuel "Bigfoot" Wagoner, the train dispatcher. On June 5, 1887, Sallie H. and William H. McAnnally became the first people to permanently settle in the area. The first post office of the area was established on February 25, 1888 and William W. Teague became the first postmaster. Wagoner was incorporated in 1896. It became the county seat of Wagoner County in January, 1907.

Wagoner and nearby Attractions

  • Westwood Shopping Center
  • Wagoner City Historical Museum
  • Sequoyah Bay State Park
  • Oklahoma Historic Fashions Museum
  • River Country Family Water Park
  • Fort Gibson

Things To Do In Wagoner

The Wagoner City Historical Museum provides insight into the history of this area. One can pay a visit to the Sequoyah State Park while in Wagoner. The River Country Family Water Park features an interactive water playground and is popular among local children. The Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Three Rivers Museum and Ataloa Lodge Museum are also popular tourist destinations. Apart from these, the city hosts the Summerfest every May.

Wagoner Transportation

Flights are available from Tulsa International Airport.

Wagoner Higher Education

Northeastern State University, Oral Roberts University and Tulsa Community College provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 8,583
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,971
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,737
% Above Poverty Level 75.9%
% Below Poverty Level 24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $711
Median House Value $87,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 13.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wagoner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Wagoner
Metro Area Tulsa
Standard Zip Codes 74467
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74477
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.959
Longitude -95.369

Wagoner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAGONER
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station MUSKOGEE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station BIXBY
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Gibson 4,121 $65,526
Hulbert 679 $35,833
Inola 1,934 $54,556
Okay 581 $42,500
Porter 625 $46,563
Tullahassee 284 $33,672

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wagoner Public Libraries

Library
Wagoner Carnegie Library
102 SOUTH STATE
Wagoner, Oklahoma
(918) 485-2126
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Wagoner Hospitals

WAGONER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1200 WEST CHEROKEE STREET
(918) 485-5514
Emergency Service: Yes

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300 BULLDOG CIRCLE
918-485-5553
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Serves 625 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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