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    Prior to statehood Choctaw County existed as a part of Jackson, Kiamichi, Cedar, and Towson counties, Choctaw Nation. In 1824 the U.S. Army established Fort Towson, the second oldest fort in Indian Territory, in present Choctaw County. The Choctaw people began settling in the area in 1831-32 after their removal from the American South. Signing of the 1837 treaty for the final removal of the Chickasaws into the Choctaw Nation occurred at the town of Doaksville, located adjacent to the fort. Doaksville was the Chickasaw Nation's largest town and emerged as Indian Territory's most important regional agricultural and trading center. Both Towson and Doaksville served as capital of the Choctaw Nation at various times.
    At 1907 statehood Choctaw County was created with Hugo as its seat.


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County Clerk
300 East Duke St.
Hugo, OK 74743
Phone (580)326-7554
Fax (580)326-0291
Court Clerk
300 East Duke St.
Hugo, OK 74743
Phone (580)326-7554
Fax (580)326-0291

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