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About Economic Development Authority
The City of Broken Bow is located in the Southeast corner of the state of Oklahoma, in McCurtain County. Broken Bow is nestled at the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains and surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest. The Mountain Fork River, Glover River and Broken Bow Lake are pristine bodies of water with outstanding fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming and diving opportunities.
The 2000 population census reported the county with a population of 34,402 with 4,230 living in Broken Bow.
Our average summer temperature is 80 degrees and we receive over 50 inches of rainfall annually, creating green forests and keeping our streams, rivers and lakes full and clear.
Use the following links to learn more about the economic possibilities that exist in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Local Development Organization
The Department of Code Enforcement is the City of Broken Bow entity responsible for enforcing city codes. Infractions include, but are not limited to , zoning violations, overgrown lots and yards...
Senior Citizens Center
The George Puckett Nutrition and Senior Center opened March 2003 and employs six personnel. It is a lovely 6000sq ft facility, located on the edge of the pond, in the beautiful city park.
Park and Recreation Department
The Broken Bow City Parks Department has 4 employees that maintain the Broken Bow City Park, the Broken Bow Youth Complex and the Lilly Mae Young Park along with other city buildings, airport and the Broken Bow Cemetery.
Street and Sanitation Department
The Street and Sanitation Departments have a total of thirteen employees with which we maintain, build, and asphalt the roads and remove residential and commercial refuse within the city limits.
The men and women of the Broken Bow Police Department are committed to enhance the quality of life and lessen the criminal fears of all citizens by aggressively pursuing all criminals, patrolling all city
Fire & Rescue Department
The City of Broken Bow's Fire Department, with an I.S.O rating of class 3, is deeply committed to customer service, and is responsible for protecting life and property from the hazards of fire,
Broken Bow Municipal Airport
The airport is located just west of Broken Bow, on Rodeo Road. It has an elevation of 403.2 ft, is asphalt covered, has a 3200 ft lighted runway and a fixed base operator along with being listed by the FAA Mapping Service.
In 1972, our library became part of the Choctaw Nation County Library System. This later became known as the Southeastern Public Library System
Dierks Train #227
The little logging mike that sets at Broken Bow, OK next to the crossing of the TO&E R.R. and highway 259 was the last steam locomotive to operate in McMcurtain county.
Our raw water source is from Broken Bow Lake. Broken Bow Lake is known as the cleanest and clearest lake in Oklahoma.
The Broken Bow Municipal Court room and Office of the Court Clerk are both located in the City Hall building
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Our City Officials
Jerry Don Smith