Chouteau, Oklahoma Facts:
- County: Mayes
- Coverage Area (Total): 2.4 sq. miles
- Elevation: 627 ft.
- Population: 2,097
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Adair, Cedar Crest, Chouteau, Disney, Ketchum, Langley, Locust Grove, Peggs, Pryor, Rose, Salina, Spavinaw, Strang
Chouteau was originally called "Cody's Creek" and became a stop on the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad in 1871. It was known for being a thriving cattle town in its early years. The town name was changed to "Chouteau" after French fur trader Auguste Pierre Chouteau, who also had an area creek named after him.
Chouteau maintains a variety of attractions including: