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Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce
The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to enhancing Tahlequah and promoting Tahlequah to tourists, potential new residents, and potential new businesses. The Chamber works closely with the city to facilitate and encourage growth throughout the area.
If you are not a chamber member, you are invited to join the Chamber of Commerce. If the chamber can be of service to you, please feel free to contact the chamber at 918.456.3742
Downtown Tahlequah features the oldest main street in the state of Oklahoma. The original town-site was plotted and surveyed in 1842, just a few years after the Cherokees arrival and 60+ years before statehood. Today, downtown Tahlequah is a destination for those seeking Cherokee history and a unique shopping, dining and entertainment experience. Full of offbeat character and small town charm, this unique destination appeals to travelers of many persuasions.
The Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation is the sovereign government of the Cherokee people. Tahlequah is the Capital of the Cherokee Nation. Today, Cherokee Nation is one of the largest employers in northeast Oklahoma and is the largest tribal nation in the country. The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah provides information about Cherokee history and culture in a variety of ways.
Northeastern State University
Oklahoma’s fourth-largest public four-year institution and one of six regional institutions governed by the Regional University System of Oklahoma board. The university serves a learning hub in northeastern Oklahoma formed by three campuses with the main campus in Tahlequah.
Oklahoma's clear water paradise! Nearly 13,000 acres of water and over 130 miles of shoreline of Lake Tenkiller perfect for Boating, Fishing, Scuba diving, Camping, Hiking, Golfing, and More. Lake Tenkiller has 10 marinas and 14 parks and 24 boat-launching ramps.
The Illinois River
Winding through the Cookson Hills of northeastern Oklahoma is a sparkling, 60-miles-plus scenic waterway. The Illinois River cuts through steep and rocky bluffs, creating a breathtaking landscape for visitors. With so many floating outfitters and campsites nearby, you have everything you need already along the river. All you have to do is arrive.