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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,647
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+3,099
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$26,940
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,594
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,802

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,837
% Above Poverty Level75.2%
% Below Poverty Level24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$702
Median House Value$90,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)44.4%
Irish11.7%
English7.1%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish0.8%
Norwegian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
West Indian0.4%
African0.4%
Czech0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swedish0.1%
German0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Wagoner Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wagoner County
Standard Zip Codes74467
P.O. Box Zip Codes74477
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.95
Approximate Longitude-95.38

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)

StationWAGONER
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 74 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationMUSKOGEE
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches
StationBIXBY
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fort Gibson4,111$60,733
Hulbert634$41,042
Inola1,952$50,179
Okay522$41,875
Porter642$44,500
Tullahassee121$36,667

Wagoner Public Libraries

Wagoner City Public Library
302 N. MAIN
Wagoner, Oklahoma
(918) 485-2126

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Wagoner Hospitals

Wagoner Community Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1200 West Cherokee Street
(918) 485-5514

Wagoner Public Schools

Ellington Es
601 Southeast Sixth Street
ZIP: 74467
(918) 485-3692
Primary
Total Enrollment 512
William R. Teague Es
700 North Story Avenue
ZIP: 74467
(918) 485-2212
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Wagoner Ms
500 Bulldog Circle
ZIP: 74467
(918) 485-9541
Middle
Total Enrollment 506
Wagoner Hs
300 Bulldog Circle
ZIP: 74467
(918) 485-5553
High
Total Enrollment 620
Central Intermediate Es
204 North Casaver Avenue
ZIP: 74467
(918) 485-9543
Middle
Total Enrollment 348

Wagoner Private Schools

Destiny Christian Academy
1500 N Highway 69
ZIP: 74467
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 38
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