“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tulsa in Tulsa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

First Oil Well in Tulsa County

First Oil Well in Tulsa County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Connor, circa June 26, 2009
1. First Oil Well in Tulsa County Marker
Inscription. First oil well in Tulsa County, completed on June 25, 1901 .4 mi west by Drs. J.C.W. Bland and Fred S. Clinton. This well brought first nation wide publicity and oil boom to Indian Ter. Rapid industrial development made Tulsa "Oil Capital of the World."
Erected 1949 by Oklahoma Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 6.274′ N, 96° 1.396′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is on Southwest Boulevard (State Highway 66) south of West 41st Street South, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4244 Southwest Boulevard, Tulsa OK 74107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Not Just a Ball Game (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mary Veasey Leech (approx. 2.9 miles away); Creek Stickball Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); Creek Nation Council Oak Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Bridge that Saved Tulsa (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tulsa's First Post Office (approx. 3.1 miles away); Perryman Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Elliott Building (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulsa.
Categories. 20th CenturyNatural Resources
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,403 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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