Place:Wetumka, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States

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NameWetumka
Alt namesWetumpkasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS40011793
TypeCity
Coordinates35.239°N 96.24°W
Located inHughes, Oklahoma, United States
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Wetumka is a city in northern Hughes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,282 at the 2010 census, a decline of 11.7 percent from 1,451 at the 2000 census. Wetumka is a Muscogee Creek word meaning "tumbling water." It is the headquarters for two federally recognized tribes, the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town and the Kialegee Tribal Town. It is the home of the World Famous Sucker Day, held every year on the last Saturday in September.

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