Place:Pawhuska, Osage, Oklahoma, United States


Coordinates36.669°N 96.333°W
Located inOsage, Oklahoma, United States
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Pawhuska is a city in and the county seat of Osage County, Oklahoma, United States, and the capital of the Osage Nation. The population was 3,589 at the 2010 census, a decline of 1.2 percent from 3,629 at the 2000 census. It was named after the 19th-century Osage chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah, which means "White Hair" in English.

The Osage tribal government, which opened offices in Pawhuska in 1872, continues to operate in the city today. America's first Boy Scout troop was organized here in 1909.[1]

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