- Tahlequah is a city in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States located at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. It was founded as a capital of the original Cherokee Nation in 1838 to welcome those Cherokee forced west on the Trail of Tears. The city's population was 15,753 at the 2010 census, an increase of 8.96 percent from 14,458 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Cherokee County. The main campus of Northeastern State University is located in the city. Tahlequah is also the capital of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and the modern Cherokee Nation.
- Tahlequah is an unincorporated community on the southern end of Vashon Island in Puget Sound, Washington state. It is best known for being the north end of the short Point Defiance-Tahlequah ferry route.
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Encyclopedia of Oklahoma (1999)
by Nancy Capace
Tahlequah. CHEROKEE NATIONAL CAPITOL, 1869. Includes the brick, 2- story, hipped Italianate capi- tol and the simple brick 2- story Supreme Court Building (see also Cherokee Supreme Court Building, OK). Supreme court building ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1903)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
When the tribe had gathered in Indian Territory it resumed its form of government and made Tahlequah the capital ; and in 1845 resumed publication of a national paper, the Cherokee Advocate — which, however, was suspended in 1854, the ...
The New International Encyclopaedia (1904)
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
TAHLEQUAH, t'zi'le-kwti'. The capital of ...
The People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)
Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year
Dover * Washington Tallahassee Atlanta Boise City Springfield Indianapolis Tahlequah Des Moines Topeka Frankfort Raton Rouge Augusta Annapolis Boston Lansing St. Paul Jackson ...
The World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1905)
Tahlequah. . 1904 C.D.W.H. H. Claytou.
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