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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.

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Broken Bow location: in southeastern Oklahoma at the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, only 16 miles from Arkansas and 22 miles from Texas.

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Climate & Weather

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.
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Broken Bow history:

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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Broken Bow attractions:

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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