Where in the World?
Atoka is the county seat of Atoka County in the southeastern part of the state. Atoka in centrally located and you can "get there from here!" It is 120 miles N of Dallas, 130 miles SE of Oklahoma City and 140 miles S of Tulsa.
Atoka, described in 1884 as the metropolis of the Choctaw Nation, was named for a respected Choctaw, Captain Atoka, who led a band of his people to the area during the "Trail of Tears" in the 1830's.
The city of Atoka has a population of around 3,000 good people and a handful we are working on. County population is 14,000, give or take. With four distinct Eco-regions in one county, it is an outdoor lovers dream. Come see for yourself, and as long as you are here, stop by this award winning museum.