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Statistics & Facts

The population of Miami is approximately 13,704 (2000), 13570 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,012 (1990), 5315 (2010).

The amount of land area in Miami is 24.125 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.264 sq kilometers.
The distance from Miami to Washington DC is 1022 miles. The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 178 miles. (as the crow flies)
Miami is positioned 36.88 degrees north of the equator and 94.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The city tree is the Redbud.
The Miami city color is Blue.

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Miami location: in the far northeastern corner of the state at the confluence of the Neosho and Spring Rivers, about one hour from Tulsa and 25 minutes from Joplin, Missouri.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Miami is fluctuating depending on the season. High humidity, sweltering heat, freezing rain and biting winds are all a part of our weather in Miami, OK.
Miami average annual rainfall is 45 inches per year
Miami average temperature is (winter) 40's, (summer) mid-90's degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Miami history:

Miami is not pronounced like the Florida Miami, but as "My-am-uh." It was named for the Miami Indians. The founder is Wayland C. Lykins, who obtained approval of the town site on 2 March 1891, the first chartered town in Indian Territory. More historical information is available on the chamber page.
The incorporation date of Miami: 1891

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Miami attractions:

Coleman Theatre Beautiful
built in 1927 is located on the lovely Route 66. This building is now owned by the city of Miami and is being revitalized on a daily basis by volunteers. Dobson Museum is also located in the Main Street District. This is a Official Oklahoma Main Street Community.

The first city in the state of Oklahoma to have a sidewalk sale in 1956. Only two stores participated the first year.

Miami is called the Crossroads of America, the spot where East meets West on Rt. 66 and is the home of the longest piece of original Rt. 66 still in existence.

Grand Lake of the Cherokees is 20 minutes away

Home of an Annual Spoonbill Fish run each spring. Spoonbill is a prehistoric fish that is found in only a few places in the world.

Home of Charles Banks-Wilson, renouned artist

Home of Northeaster Oklahoma A & M Junior College

Eight American Indian Tribal offices are located in Miami.

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