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John Smaligo
Commissioner District 1:
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Karen Keith
Commissioner District 2: (Chairman)
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Ron Peters
Commissioner District 3:
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Ken Yazel
Assessor
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Pat Key
County Clerk
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Sally Howe Smith
County Court Clerk
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Steve Kunzweiler
District Attorney
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Vic Regalado
Sheriff
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Dennis Semler
Treasurer

Tulsa County History

 
 

Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Located on the Arkansas River, on lands that were once part of the Creek and Cherokee nations, Tulsa County was created at statehood and took its name from the town of Tulsa in the Creek Nation, Indian Territory. The name, Tulsa, is derived from Tulsey Town, an old Creek settlement in Alabama. Tulsa County is a beautiful combination of hills, bluffs, and wide open prairies, which serve as a dividing line between the Ozark ridges to the East, and the broad plains to the West.

Due to the lush, rolling hills, Tulsa County is often called Oklahoma’s gateway to “Green Country”. The western tip of the county reaches Lake Keystone, while the Arkansas River, in its wide bed, rolls southeastward across the county. Cattle, horse ranches, and rich farmland lay almost within the shadow of urban buildings.

The county boasts Oklahoma’s second largest city, Tulsa - where energy, aviation, finance, computer, and electronics bases are supported by a broad complex of institutes of higher learning. Surrounding this core is a rapidly growing ring of suburban cities, including Broken Arrow, Bixby, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Mannford, Owasso, Sand Springs and Skiatook. A secondary ring of thriving rural communities includes the towns of Liberty and Sperry. Beyond these areas, and close at hand, Tulsa County is filled with quiet wooded areas, while near downtown Tulsa is the Council Oak Tree, the historic meeting place for the Creek, Cherokee, and Osage nations. From the early Native American inhabitants to the cattlemen, the coming of the railroads, and the oil boom, the history of Tulsa County runs rich and deep.

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BOCC Divisions

 
 

Administrative Services

In-house provider of resources and services to a customer base of around 50 Tulsa County offices and other Tulsa community agencies...

 918-596-5882  

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Building Operations

Reduced funding and increased demand for services necessitate our adjusting to circumstances while stretching the limits of manpower, machinery and money...

 918-596-5501  

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Court Services

The Tulsa County Pretrial Release program became known as the Tulsa County Division of Court Services in January of 2001...

 918-596-5795  

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Election Board

Currently consists of three Board members and a staff of nineteen. All appointments are certified by the State Election Board...

 918-596-5780  

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Engineering

Engineering design for projects assigned by the Board in the civil engineering area. Supervision of the Tulsa County Highway Department...

 918-596-5733  

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Human Resources

Provides a full service office to meet the staffing and professional personnel services necessary for the operation of a local government employer...

 918-596-5095  

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Information Technology

Provides centralized data processing and communication services for connecting voice and data systems, design, development and support for technology...

 918-596-5202  

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Inspections

Regulates construction, alteration, and use of residential and commercial buildings and land in the interest of public health and safety...

 918-596-5293  

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OSU Extension Office

Proven, practical and priceless, the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service reaches the citizens of Tulsa County with the research-based education from Oklahoma State University...

 918-746-3700  

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Parks

Provides county citizens with many opportunities to enhance their health and wellness. The only County-operated park system in the State of Oklahoma...

 918-596-5990  

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Purchasing

Tulsa County Purchasing is a centralized purchasing department used by all Departments and Offices within Tulsa County...

 918-596-5025  

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Social Services

Serves the needs of the less fortunate with a strong sense of compassion while placing a high priority on personal responsibility. We're just people helping people...

 918-596-5560  

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Tulsa County Locations

 
  • Ray Jordan Administrative Building  
  • 500 S. Denver Ave.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
  • 918-596-5000  
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  •  David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center  
  • 300 N. Denver Ave.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
  • 918-596-8900  
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  • Dave Faulkner Building  
  • 303 W. 1st Street
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
  • 918-596-5780  
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  •  Carol Crowson Annex Building  
  • 633 West 3rd St.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127
  • 918-596-5000  
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  • Juvenile Bureau  
  • 315 S. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127
  • 918-596-5971  
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  • Social Services  
  • 2401 Charles Page Blvd.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127
  • 918-596-5560  
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Parks

  • Bixby Community Center  
  • 211 N. Cabaniss
  • Bixby, Oklahoma 74008
  • 918-366-4841  
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  • Haikey Creek Park  
  • 11327 S. Garnett Ave.
  • Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74011
  • 918-369-5998  
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  • LaFortune Park  
  • 5202 S. Hudson Ave.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
  • 918-496-6220  
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  • LaFortune Park Tennis  
  • 5302 S. Hudson Ave.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
  • 918-496-6230  
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  • South County Recreation Center  
  • 13800 S. Peoria Ave.
  • Bixby, Oklahoma 74008
  • 918-746-3780  
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