Atoka is the County seat of Atoka County, which is located in the Southeastern part of the state on Highway 69 & 75. These highways bring 25,000 vehicles through our town daily. Atoka County is known for the rich farmland, ranches and good places to fish. Atoka has been referred to as the “Fish Capitol” since it is surrounded by lakes and many beautiful fishing and camping areas.
Kiamichi Technology Center supplies training for five area high schools. Adult training and education is available in many fields; if it is not available a class can be established according to demand.
Atoka was a Certified City and has successfully made the transition to a Century City and was recently accepted as a Main Street City.
Atoka’s last census indicated population of 3,000. Estimated population at this time is 3,500 and estimated population of the county is 15,000 and growing rapidly. In the past year the population has grown a great deal, but there is not a definite count.
Atoka’s Industrial Park number 1 is a 160-acre tract; adjacent to U. S. Highway 69 with all utilities available and a hard surface road into it. Rail service is provided by a line of the Pacific Railroad. The Choctaw Mfg. and Wood Designs Mfg. are located on this park.
Site number 2 is a 40-acre tract, with all utilities. It is adjacent to Highway 3, with a hard surface road into it. It is located near the Municipal Airport. It can be sub-divided to suit the needs for any Industry. A beautiful Community Building sits on the same grounds. At this time this property is home of Estes Trucking Company, Eaves Brothers Stone Mfg. and Jones & Jackson Construction.
The Municipal Airport has a 3,000-foot runway, and five hangers. It is located in the northwest part of the City on Highway 3.
Atoka has three motor freight terminals, including two express carriers and at least ten other trucking companies to serve the area as needed.
The twenty-five-bed hospital is known for its state of the art Cardiac, Pulmonary and Physical Therapy. The very efficient Emergency staff are available twenty-four hours per day and stay very busy. This beautiful new facility had it’s grand opening Sunday, March 29, 2009, with over 300 local citizens attending. Phone number: 580-889-3333.