Located in southeastern Oklahoma, Hughes County was created at statehood and named for W.C. Hughes, a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Holdenville is the county seat. Holdenville and Wetumka lakes provide recreational opportunities for the county, while other areas are available for hunting dove, quail, duck, rabbit, and squirrel. Annual events of interest include the IRA Rodeo in Holdenville, Sorghum Days in Wewoka, and Suckers Days in Wetumka. Location: Hughes County is in southeastern Oklahoma. Climate: The average precipitation is 57.0 inches yearly in this area. January's average temperature is 41.4 degree Fahrenheit and July's average is 80.0 degrees Fahrenheit. County Seat: Holdenville Distances: Holdenville to: Oklahoma City - 75 miles Tulsa - 89 miles Muskogee - 94 miles Land Area: 814 square miles of rolling hills

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