Wewoka

      city, seat (1907) of Seminole county, east-central Oklahoma, U.S. Founded by the offspring of African Americans and Creek Indians in 1843, the town takes its name from a Creek village in Alabama whose meaning is “roaring water.” The Union Pacific Railroad Company established a station there in 1899; whites arrived in number in 1902, after the area was open to settlement by non-Indians. The Greater Seminole Oil Field was discovered nearby in 1923, attracting thousands of workers to the area; Wewoka's population grew markedly until the Depression of the 1930s. The city is the headquarters of the Seminole Nation (Seminole), some 7,000 of whose members live in the area. Inc. town, 1907; city, 1925. Pop. (1990) 4,050; (2000) 3,562.

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