1341 W Shawnee Bypass Muskogee, OK 74401
- 10.048 Acres
- Vacant Land
The Community of Muskogee
A thriving area that blends a historic heritage, arts, culture, and natural charm
The city of Muskogee, OK, features historic museums, lively music, beautiful parks and affordable homes. Conveniently located along the Arkansas River less than an hour’s drive from Tulsa, Muskogee’s beautiful landscapes and relaxed feel make it an ideal place for those who want a mix of small city charm with suburban comfort.
The City of Muskogee covers 38.8 square miles. The median age of its residents is 35, and its median household income is $34,894, reflecting a youthful community. Around 57% of Muskogee homes are owner-occupied, with 43% of its homes leased out. With a median home value of $88,600, Muskogee real estate creates affordable options for homebuyers.
Famously referenced in Merle Haggard’s classic song, “Okie from Muskogee,” the city of Muskogee offers many attractions. Its well-known Honor Heights Park is home to the stunning annual Azalea Festival. Muskogee also has a rich historical heritage evident in its many museums. As the site of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, the city also draws in music and concerts, making it a lively place to experience the arts.
Located on the Arkansas River, the Muskogee area became home to some of the West’s first trading posts for settlers, explorers, and traders. An important hub for the Five Civilized Tribes during the days of Indian Territory, Muskogee also became an important railroad town. Today, the port of Muskogee serves as an essential location for shipping items such as iron, steel, asphalt, petroleum coke, molasses, grain, coal, and construction materials.
Muskogee, OK provides families with many options—including two award-winning public school systems and three private schools. The Indian Capital Technology Center offers vocational classes for both school-age children and adults. The Oklahoma School for the Blind is a fully accredited, tuition-free, pre-K through high school educational provider for blind and visually impaired students. For higher education, Connors State College, Northeastern State University and Bacone College are all located in Muskogee.
Families love the activities offered by the entertainment destination, the Castle of Muskogee, including the popular summer Renaissance Festival. The Five Civilized Tribes Museum honors the rich heritage of Oklahoma’s native population. Children enjoy playing at River Country Water Park and the Honor Heights Park Butterfly House and Gardens. For art, visit the Tiger Gallery, which displays the work of respected contemporary native American artists Jerome and Dana Tiger.
Muskogee is home to many unique restaurants and shops. Locals and visitors alike appreciate the delicious homemade treats available at the Amish Country Store & Restaurant. Visit spots such as Main Street, where you can enjoy fresh quiche at Mattie Jane’s, fun gifts at Hattie’s House, floral designs at Poppy’s Garden, and more.
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