A vibrant main street is the heart of Henryetta. There are nine blocks of the original downtown shops from 1904 still in use today.
There is a wide selection of retail businesses as well as professional services available all along Main Street.
opera houseHenryetta offers a traditional hometown shopping experience with family-owned businesses, some spanning three and four generations.
The Henryetta Public Library  is the intellectual center of Henryetta. It is located downtown on the northeast corner of Sixth and Main Street in the Post Office building built in 1935.henryettadoughboy
The library offers 10 computers with Internet access via a T1 line, over 25,000 books, more than 90 periodicals, videos, and other services.
The Henryetta Public Library also subscribes to four area newspapers,and features an Obituary Index dating back to 1903.
The local posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, along with local veterans and enlisted personnel, joined together in 1923 to raise funds to purchase this "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue as a memorial to local boys who died in World War I.
The bronze statue was unveiled during a public celebration on Saturday, July 4, 1925. The statue now stands on the corner of Sixth and Main Street in front of the Henryetta Public Library.
The two-story home built by Henryetta founder Hugh Henry still stands on top of the high hill overlooking the valley that he first saw in 1884.
It is not open to the public but anyone passing by can visualize the ranching life at the very start of Henryetta when cowboys rode these hills.
museumThe Henryetta Territorial Museum is located in Henryetta's original one-room school, built in 1905.
It is the official home of the Joseph W. Hardin photography collection as well as a collection from 16-time World Champion Cowboy and inventor of the mechanical bull Jim Shoulders.
Local historical artifacts give the museum a unique quality not found in larger museums. The Henryetta Territorial Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tours are available Monday through Saturday by appointment. Although admission is free, a $2 donation is appreciated.
Henryetta, like so many towns in Oklahoma, owes its formation to the railroads.
That legacy is honored with the caboose on display at the site of the KATY railroad depot next to Main Street.
During the summer and into fall, the Farmers market stall just off the Lake Road is a popular place for residents wanting homegrown vegetables and other goodies. The open-air market recalls the day when locally-grown produce was found on every table.
The green rolling hills of Henryetta's Golf Course present a challenge to even the most experienced golfers. Henryetta Country Club and Golf Course is located two miles southwest of course long shot carts
This par 36 course has over 6,000 yards with nine holes.
The course can easily be played as a nine or 18 hole format, with different tee boxes available. Non-members are welcome to play, and no tee-time reservations are necessary.
With playgrounds, picnic areas, rodeo grounds, baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking trails, camping, fishing and swimming areas, Henryetta's city parks offer plenty of recreational choices with ample room to play and relax.
Nichols Park is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the family-friendly lifestyle of Henryetta.
fishingdockEncompassing more than 300 acres, Nichols Park is the largest city park in Henryetta. It is located three miles south of Main Street on Lake Road.
There are three covered picnic areas complete with fireplaces and cooking grills inside Nichols Park.
Enjoy a scenic picnic in the open air or in one of the spacious native stone shelter houses built by local residents who worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Volleyball courts, swing sets, and a slide within walking distance of the East picnic area.
The South picnic area gives access to the 10-acre lake with a sandy beach and a fishing dock
Swing sets, bathrooms, and running water are most easily accessible from the North picnic area.
Nichols Lake is home to several species of fish like Bass, Crappie, and Catfish.
The lake also has an abundance of sunfish, and a few aquatic turtles as well.
Fishing is free at Nichols Park, and all state fishing regulations are enforced.
Manually-powered water crafts are allowed on the lake, however all other vessels are strictly prohibited
Nichols Park is also home to a lot of wildlife including deer, turkey, rabbits, and squirrels, but hunting is not allowed inside city parks.
Many good hiking trails wind through the park and vast wooded areas.
If you want to really enjoy the park, there are camping facilities available as well. Wake up each morning and enjoy nature at it's best.     
Enjoy some family fun inside Nichols park at the Living Legends Rodeo Arena and the Henryetta Little League Complex.
On Labor Day every year, over 1,500 spectators gather at Nichols Park to watch The Living Legends Rodeo.
Softball tournaments and lively games bring thousands of families to the Henryetta Little League Complex every year.
Other parks are scattered throughout the city.

Henryetta has 10 motels with 334 rooms available. The City of Henryetta Community Room in the Civic Center can accommodate 500 people.
Several churches in the Henryetta area house large rooms and meeting areas, but those are not generally available to the public.

Sales Taxes
bzdistThe total sales tax is Henryetta is currently 9.0%. The state levies a 4.5% tax rate, Okmulgee County levies a 0.5% tax rate, and the city levies a 4.0% tax rate on sales.


Public Safety
The City of Henryetta has 13 firefighters, 12 full-time police officers, and 4 reserve police officers.

Utility Providers
Utility services are primarily provided by the following carriers:
Electric –
AEP-PSO, 1-800-776-7001
East Central Oklahoma Electric Co-op., (918) 756-0833
Gas -
Natural Gas – Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, 1-800-664-5463
Propane Gas – Wilemon Oil Company, (918) 652-9118
Telephone – Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 1-800-464-7928
Water/Sewer – City of Henryetta, (918) 652-3348
Sanitation – City of Henryetta, (918) 652-3348
Cable Television - Suddenlink Communications

Water System
jim hall lakeHenryetta has a 660 Acre Lake with a 4 million GPD capacity. Consumption does not exceed 1.9 GPD.


The City of Henryetta provides garbage service within the city limits.
The City of Henryetta currently operates a SBR Wastewater Treatment Plant with a 2.18 million GPD capacity. Consumption does not exceed 600,000 GPD.

Henryetta has one newspaper, the Henryetta Free-Lance, that publishes two times a week. There is also an online-only news source,, that provides late-breaking news and photographic coverage. Henryetta also has satellite and cable television available through local carriers.

Satellite cable television available through local carriers. Henryetta has one large central office with digital switching and fiber optics service is provided by Southwestern Bell telephone utilizing a Northern Telecom DSM 100 switch which provides state of the art services features high-speed DSL available located within the Tulsa calling area.
Suddenlink Communications ( provides cable television service to Henryetta and the area. It is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States.

Medical Facilities
hospitalThe Henryetta Medical Center staff includes nine active physicians living practicing full-time in 48 specialty visiting regularly nursing specially trained to assist elderly center meets wide variety health needs from family care orthopedics cardiology ophthalmology there are two chiropractors three dentists community as well strong facilities practitioners five clinics homes 52-licensed bed general acute IT JCAHO-accredited emergency room staffed with a physician 24 hours a day.

KI BOIS Area Transit System (KATS) is a rural public transportation system.  Operating a fleet of over 200 buses and vans that transport people to Senior Citizens Centers, grocery store, doctor and work.
KATS is available to anyone. KATS is not fully funded and therefore has to charge for services but costs are kept at a minimum to make access to the system easier.
KATS meets the ADA requirements of public transit providers.  KATS provides curb-to-curb or, based on special need, door-to-door, demand response transportation on specially equipped vehicles designed to accommodate persons with disabilities.

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