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Welcome to Broken Arrow ...

The city of Broken Arrow is primarily located in Tulsa County<1>. A portion of Broken Arrow extends into Wagoner County.



Broken Arrow was established in 1902.

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

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

Area codes for Broken Arrow: (918) and (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 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
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulsa
    • Tulsa is located in Tulsa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403,166 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulsa <6>
  • Owasso
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Bixby
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Jenks
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenks have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenks
    • Jenks is located in Tulsa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,257 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenks <6>
  • Sapulpa
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Sand Springs
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Springs
    • Sand Springs is located in Tulsa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,017 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sand Springs <6>
  • Glenpool
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenpool have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenpool
    • Glenpool is located in Tulsa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,027 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenpool <6>
  • Coweta
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coweta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coweta
    • Coweta is located in Wagoner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,206 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coweta <6>
  • Catoosa
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Verdigris
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verdigris have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verdigris
    • Verdigris is located in Rogers County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,724 people

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.

Adding Broken Arrow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Broken Arrow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Broken Arrow was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Broken Arrow post office opened in 1881.

We also found Broken Arrow on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Oklahoma (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Broken Arrow.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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