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Welcome to Broken Arrow ...

The city of Broken Arrow is primarily located in Tulsa County<1> (at the time of its founding, Broken Arrow was located in Indian Territory). A portion of Broken Arrow extends into Wagoner County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Broken Arrow has a population of 110,179 people<2> (see below for details).

Broken Arrow was established in 1902.

The community of Broken Arrow is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Broken Arrow lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Broken Arrow: (918) & (539)<4>

The ZIP code for Broken Arrow: 74012<5>

Websites for Broken Arrow ...

Official Website: www.city.broken-arrow.ok.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Broken Arrow had an population of 110,179 people. This is an increase of 11.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Broken Arrow had a population of 98,850 people (which is 16.38% of the total population of Tulsa County). This makes Broken Arrow the county's most populous community.

The population of Broken Arrow represents 2.64% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 98,850 people, the population of Broken Arrow increased 32.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 74,859 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Broken Arrow.

Communities Also Named Broken Arrow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Broken Arrow - they are located in Georgia and Illinois.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Broken Arrow.

Communities near Broken Arrow ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Broken Arrow.

  • Tulsa [Tulsa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulsa
    • Tulsa [Tulsa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Broken Arrow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulsa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulsa<7>
  • Owasso [Rogers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owasso
    • Owasso [Rogers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Broken Arrow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,241 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owasso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owasso<7>
  • Bixby [Tulsa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bixby
    • Bixby [Tulsa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Broken Arrow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bixby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bixby<7>
  • Jenks [Tulsa County]
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    • Jenks [Tulsa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Broken Arrow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenks have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenks<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sapulpa [Creek County]
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      • Sapulpa [Creek County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sapulpa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sapulpa<7>
    • Sand Springs [Osage County]
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      • Sand Springs [Osage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,017 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sand Springs<7>
    • Glenpool [Tulsa County]
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      • Glenpool [Tulsa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenpool have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenpool
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenpool<7>
    • Coweta [Wagoner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coweta
      • Coweta [Wagoner County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coweta have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coweta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coweta<7>
    • Catoosa [Rogers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catoosa
      • Catoosa [Rogers County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,901 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catoosa have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catoosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catoosa<7>
    • Verdigris [Rogers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verdigris
      • Verdigris [Rogers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Broken Arrow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verdigris have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verdigris

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Broken Arrow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Broken Arrow.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Broken Arrow. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Broken Arrow.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Broken Arrow. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Broken Arrow.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Broken Arrow ...

Looking for more information about Broken Arrow? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Broken Arrow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Broken Arrow.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Broken Arrow: www.city.broken-arrow.ok.us/

The official website for Tulsa County: www.tulsacounty.org/

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Tulsa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Broken Arrow.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Broken Arrow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Broken Arrow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Broken Arrow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Broken Arrow) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Broken Arrow. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Broken ArrowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broken Arrow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0609, Longitude: -95.8153    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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