Claremore

/klair"mawr, -mohr/, n.
a town in NE Oklahoma. 12,085.

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 city, seat (1907) of Rogers county, northeastern Oklahoma, U.S., northeast of Tulsa. In 1880 John Bullette, a Delaware Indian, settled on the site, which he called Claremore for an Osage chief whose tribe once lived there. In 1882 it was moved from the banks of the Verdigris River to its present location to meet the Frisco Railroad, where pioneer settlement began. Artesian mineral waters, discovered in 1903, became known for their therapeutic properties.

      Located in a farming, stock-raising, and oil and gas area, the city has some light manufactures, including chemicals, auto parts, and luggage. The Oologah Dam and Reservoir is 10 miles (16 km) north. Will Rogers (Rogers, Will) was born in 1879 at a nearby ranch, and the entertainer's house is preserved in Will Rogers State Park along the reservoir's southwestern shore. The Will Rogers Memorial (1938) at Claremore includes his tomb, a research library, and a collection of his mementos. The Will Rogers Rodeo is an annual event. The city is the site of Rogers State University (founded in 1909 as Eastern University Preparatory School); Claremore Indian Hospital, a branch of the federally funded Indian Health Service; and the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Inc. town, 1896; city, 1908. Pop. (1990) 13,280; (2000) 15,873.

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  • Claremore — Claremore, OK U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 15873 Housing Units (2000): 6784 Land area (2000): 12.030435 sq. miles (31.158683 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.244524 sq. miles (0.633314 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.274959 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Claremore, OK — U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 15873 Housing Units (2000): 6784 Land area (2000): 12.030435 sq. miles (31.158683 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.244524 sq. miles (0.633314 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.274959 sq. miles (31.791997 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Claremore — est une ville de l Oklahoma, située dans le comté de Rogers, aux États Unis. v · sièges de comtés de l’État de l’Oklahoma …   Wikipédia en Français

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