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Pawnee County

Historic Places in Pawnee County, Oklahoma

Pawnee County, Oklahoma Pawnee, OK

In 1891, The Pawnee Tribe agreed to take land allotments from the reservation, and the remaining land was opened to non-Indian settlers in 1893 during the Cherokee Outlet opening. Prior to the land opening, Pawnee County was organized as County Q, and the future town of Pawnee, Townsite Number 13, was designated the county seat. In 1894, the voters chose the name Pawnee County over the name Platte County.


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