Okfuskee County, Oklahoma
in east-central Oklahoma, Okfuskee County is bordered by Creek County
on the north, Okmulgee and McIntosh counties on the east, Hughes and
Seminole counties on the south, and Lincoln and Pottawatomie counties
on the west. Organized at 1907 statehood, the county is named for a
former Creek town in present Cleburne County, Alabama.
At the turn of the twenty-first century incorporated towns included
Bearden, Boley, Castle, Clearview, Paden, Weleetka, and Okemah, the
county seat. Formerly part of the Creek Nation, Indian Territory,
Okfuskee County has 628.91 acres of land and water. Lying within the
Sandstone Hills physiographic region, the county is drained by the
Deep Fork of the Canadian River in the northeastern corner and by the
North Canadian River, which forms its southern boundary with Seminole
Okemah Lake and Golfing In Okemah
boasts one of the most beautiful 1100 acre city lakes in the state of
Oklahoma. Okemah City Lake complex offers superb fishing, water
skiing, RV Park and camping. The 1998 Angler's Guide ranked Lake
Okemah as the number one fishing spot for bass fishing. This rating
was the result of tournaments reported by the many different bass
organizations holding events across Oklahoma.
Okemah Lake has room
for the fishermen and the water-skiers alike. Recreation facilities
include: Tent and camper spaces, water hookups, pavilions available
for retreats and family or church gatherings, restrooms, a swimming
area, a playground for the kids, boat dock and boat ramps. If you like
to fish, try it from your boat or from the sixteen miles of shoreline
up and down the lake. Okemah Lake is stocked with Large & Small mouth
Bass, as well as Channel, Blue & Flathead Catfish. Perch, Bluegill and
Goggleeye are in abundance. Bring your fishing gear & enjoy some great
Okemah has one of the finest golf courses in the area. Our nine-hole
golf course is the site of many hours of family fun for local
residents. Golfers from area communities are attracted to this course
and impressed by its caliber. Built in 1991, the golf course has been
a dream come true for our community. This state-of-the-art link style
course is a tribute to the hard work, cooperative effort and community
spirit put forth to make this dream become a reality. Hours of
operation are from 8:00 a.m. till dark. Snacks and soft drinks are
available in the Clubhouse throughout the day.
Discover Oklahoma City
largest city in the state,
is located at
the crossroads of I-35, I-40 and I-44 in the heart of Oklahoma.
The second largest city in the continental U.S. based on geographical
size, more than 1.1 million people call the Metro Oklahoma City area
home. With more than a dozen communities surrounding it, Oklahoma City
offers a diverse landscape of hip, urban culture and charming,
old-fashioned neighborhoods for visitors and residents alike.
Oklahoma City's climate is mild, with four distinct seasons and an
average temperature of 60F /15C. With more than 3,000 hours of
sunshine per year, outdoor recreation and activities are plentiful in
Oklahoma City. As a city that redefines itself, Oklahoma City's hip,
spirited environment blends with its deep western heritage to create a
place where culture and commerce thrive.
With renowned festivals, national sporting events, treasure-filled
museums and a variety of districts highlighting arts and
entertainment, the possibilities for adventure and fun in Oklahoma
City are endless.
Bricktown Entertainment District
Once a busy warehouse area, Bricktown is Oklahoma City's hottest
entertainment and dining district. With dozens of restaurants,
shopping, the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, Harkins Theater and a generous
helping of turn-of-the-century charm, Bricktown offers visitors a
variety of activities in downtown Oklahoma City.
Located just one block from Ford Center, Bricktown is the place to be
after Oklahoma City Thunder games! The mile-long pedestrian canal runs
through Bricktown, turning south at the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, under
the highway to a waterfall-and-forested park area. Enjoy a stroll
along the Canal or take a cruise on a Water Taxi.