Claremore, Oklahoma had a population estimated around 19,032 in corporate limits, per the
Census Bureau in 2013.
We are the county seat of Rogers County,
located in Northeastern Oklahoma's "Green Country". According to
the Census Bureau, the 2013 population of Rogers County was
estimated at 89,044.
Rogers County, created in 1907 from the Cherokee Nation Coo-wee-Scoowee
District, was named for Clement V. Rogers, a member of the Constitutional Convention and the father of
Will Rogers, "The Cherokee Kid."
Claremore is easily accessible to major highways, railroads, airports, Port of Catoosa
and the Oologah Lake. State hwy 66, the legendary "Route 66,"
runs north and south through Claremore, and State Hwy 20 and State Hwy 88 also run through Claremore.
Downtown Tulsa is 25-30 minutes to the southwest via the
Will Rogers Turnpike, I-44. Claremore is best known for the World known humorist, philosopher, movie star, roper, and writer - Will Rogers,
America's most famous Indian cowboy born in 1879, north of Claremore in Oologah.
Claremore Annual Averages:
25 inches of rain, 9 inches of snow
Annual Average Temperature, 57 degrees:
34 degrees in winter
62 degrees in spring
81 degrees in summer
64 degrees in fall
(Information provided by Rogers County Historical Society)
We have a very active Chamber of Commerce that promotes tourism & relocation,
and supports local businesses and professions. For more information, and a free hometown guide about Claremore, contact
our Chamber of Commerce, (918) 341-2818
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