Mayes County, Oklahoma

county in Oklahoma, United States

Mayes County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2020, 39,046 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Pryor, also known as Pryor Creek.

Mayes County
Pensacola Dam on the Neosho River in-between Disney and Langley on Oklahoma State Highway 28, creating Grand Lake o' the Cherokees.
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Mayes County
Location within the U.S. state of Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°18′N 95°14′W / 36.3°N 95.24°W / 36.3; -95.24
Country United States
State Oklahoma
FoundedNovember 16, 1907
Named forSamuel Houston Mayes
SeatPryor Creek
Largest cityPryor Creek
 • Total684 sq mi (1,770 km2)
 • Land655 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Water28 sq mi (70 km2)  4.1%
 • Total39,046
 • Density57/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

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NRHP Sites


The following sites in Mayes County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:


  1. "QuickFacts: Mayes County, Oklahoma". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 19, 2024.