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Broken Bow
McCurtain County, Oklahoma


"The Best Kept Secret in Oklahoma!"

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.
The population of Broken Bow is approximately 4,230 (2000), 4120 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,653 (1990), 1599 (2010).
The amount of land area in Broken Bow is 7.858 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.035 sq kilometers.
The distance from Broken Bow to Washington DC is 1087 miles.
The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 190 miles. (as the crow flies)
Broken Bow is positioned 34.02 degrees north of the equator and 94.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Broken Bow average annual rainfall is 50 inches per year
Broken Bow average annual snowfall is 4 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80 degrees F.


in southeastern Oklahoma at the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, only 16 miles from Arkansas and 22 miles from Texas.
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History & History Related Items

Broken Bow was first known as Con Chito. This was an Indian Village located where Downtown Broken Bow is now. The next name was Newtown. The Choctaw Lumber Company was opened and the town was expanding with more people seeking fortune coming into the area. Thus the name Newtown. The name of Broken Bow came about when two brothers, Herman and Fred Dierks, moved to town. The place they came from was Broken Bow, Nebraska. The original town was made up of 230 acres and was platted in 1911.
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Beaver's Bend Resort Park
Beavers Bend is one of the most popular parks in this area; it is off US-259. The park's main entrance is seven miles north of Broken Bow on US-259A.

Broken Bow Lake
12 miles north of Broken Bow and offers some excellent skiing and fishing.
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Broken Bow City Government

City of Broken Bow, OK
Postal address
City Manager
P.O. Box 909
Broken Bow, OK 74728
Phone: 580-584-2885
Fax: 580-584-6898

Broken Bow has a city manager form of government.

Broken Bow Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
113 W. Martin Luther King
Broken Bow, OK 74728
Phone: (580)584-3393
Fax: (580) 584-7698
Toll-free: 800-528-7337 E-mail -

Broken Bow Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
113 W. Martin Luther King
Broken Bow, OK 74728
Phone: (580)584-3393
Fax: (580) 584-7698
Toll-free: 800-528-7337 E-mail - Broken Bow


The population of Broken Bow was:
1970 - 2,980
1980 - 3,965
1990 - 3,961
2000 - 4,230

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