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Broken Arrow
Tulsa County, Oklahoma

74011, 74012, 74014

"Flight Simulator Capital of the World"

Page Contents for Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.
The population of Broken Arrow is approximately 83,088 (2002), 98850 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 27,085 (2000), 36141 (2010).
The amount of land area in Broken Arrow is 116.5 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Broken Arrow is 45.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.6 sq kilometers.
The distance from Broken Arrow to Washington DC is 1082 miles.
The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 105 miles. (as the crow flies)
Broken Arrow is positioned 36.03 degrees north of the equator and 95.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Broken Arrow elevation is 753 feet above sea level.
Broken Arrow per capita income is $ 21,555 (2000).
Broken Arrow median income is $ 53,507 (2000).
The Broken Arrow median home price is $ 99,000 (2000).
Broken Arrow average annual rainfall is 38 inches per year
Broken Arrow average annual snowfall is 9 inches per year.
Broken Arrow average temperature is 60 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 35.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 59.3 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 81.9 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 61.2 degrees F.


12.4 miles southeast of Tulsa. Other nearby communities include New Tulsa, Bixby, Fair Oaks, Coweta, Catoosa, Jenks and Glenpool.

Here is a map page for Broken Arrow.
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seasonal with small amounts of snow in the winter and some rain in the summer with most falling in the spring and fall.
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History & History Related Items

This page tells some of the history of Broken Arrow and how it received its name.

The Creek Indians came here from Georgia in 1828 even before Oklahoma became a state. They named the area Broken Arrow for the Broken Arrow Creek in Alabama where many of them had lived before coming here. The name was adopted as the official name in 1902 when the community was founded. Once the railroad came through the area, more families moved here to live. Broken Arrow remained mostly rural with ranches and farms around the town. Later, when the Broken Arrow Expressway was created, businesses and real estate developers both arrived and the area began to boom.

Historical sites in the area.

In 2004, Broken Arrow was named the safest city in Oklahoma
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Broken Arrow is the home town of the late Ralph Blane. He wrote "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." He was born 26 July 1914 and died 13 November 1995. He was an American composer, lyricist and performer.

Battle Creek Golf Club
Phone: (918) 355-4850

Rooster Days Festival
Phone: 918-251-1518
Held each year in May with an annual crowing contest as a highlight. Rides, great homemade food and entertainment make this event a nice family activity

Safaris Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary
26881 E. 58th St
Broken Arrow, OK
Phone: 918-357-5683
Founded in 1995 to rescue all kinds of wildlife, from big cats, wolves, bears, primates, hoof stock, birds, reptiles..etc.

Check this website for more information about Broken Arrow.

Broken Arrow Historical Museum
1800 S. Main
Phone: 918-258-2616
See displays and exhibits of the early days of Broken Arrow and the area.

Other attractions: Rhema Bible College, Forest Ridge Golf Club, Indian Springs Country Club, Cedar Ridge Country Club, Golf Club of Oklahoma
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Broken Arrow City Government

City of Broken Arrow
220 S. First Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: 918-251-5311

Broken Arrow has a Council/Manager form of Government. The city council is comprised of five members who serve four year overlapping terms.

Broken Arrow Historical Events

Broken Arrow is 100 years old. A birthday celebration was held on 19 October 2002.

Broken Arrow Chamber

Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce
123 N. Main
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 251-1518
Fax (918) 251-1777

Broken Arrow Organizations

Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce
123 N. Main
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 251-1518
Fax (918) 251-1777

Broken Arrow Libraries

Tulsa City-County Library
Broken Arrow Branch
300 W. Broadway
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: 918-251-5359

Broken Arrow Schools

Broken Arrow children attend either Broken Arrow Public Schools or Union Public Schools

Broken Arrow Public Schools
601 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Phone: (918) 259-4300
Fax: (918) 258-0399

Union Public Schools
5656 S. 129th East St.
Tulsa, OK 74134
Phone: 918-459-5432
Serving much of southeast Tulsa and the northwest portion of nearby Broken Arrow


Northeastern State University Broken Arrow
3100 E. New Orleans
Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Phone: 918-449-8000

RHEMA Bible Training Center
1025 W. Kenosha St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: 918-258-1588, Ext. 2260
Fax: 918-251-0685 Broken Arrow


The population of Broken Arrow was:
1970 - 11,018
1980 - 35,761
1990 - 58,043
1994 - 65,679
2000 - 74,859
2002 - 83,088 (estimate)

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