City of Checotah

Mayor's Corner

The summer seems to be flying by, but unlike summers past, it has been a wet and cool one. Yes, the good Lord must have taken a liking to us to have blessed us with such plentiful rain and glorious temperatures!

Usually by this time of year the grass is brown and mowing is kept to a minimum; however, this year the days of alternating rain and sun have made it a challenge for the maintenance and cemetery crews to keep up with the mowing and weed eating. Being the hard-working bunch that they are though, they are getting it done. The maintenance department can also be found taking care of street and drainage repairs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who do I speak with about my deposit or my water bill?
A: You can call Customer Service at (918) 473-5411

Q: How do I pay my water bill?
A: You can either mail it in to City Hall or you can come by.

City Hall's address is:
414 W Gentry, Checotah, OK 74426

Q: Where can I view city fees?
A: Click here to see City of Checotah Posted Fees.

Welcome to Checotah

The City of Checotah is nestled among the intersection of I-40 and US HWY 69. The traffic count on the highways combined is approximately 20,000 per day. Checotah is near Lake Eufaula, which was once the largest manmade lake in the nation, with 640 miles of shoreline. Checotah is home to a large number of antique malls, a Civil War battle site and a downtown historic district.

Our Mission

  • Provide a safe and secure community environment.
  • Provide the highest quality public services to the community with equality and fairness.
  • Attract and retain highly motivated and qualified employees committed to fulfilling the community's expectations.
  • Provide a safe work environment for all of our employees while demanding quality workmanship and efficient performance.
  • Encourage and embrace innovative ideas and concepts.
  • Provide responsible and accountable stewardship.
  • Create an atmosphere that will promote, develop, retain and encourage economic activity.
  • Invest in neighborhood vitality and sustainability.
  • Encourage a sense of community through civic partnerships and citizen involvement.