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Fort Gibson is a town in Cherokee and Muskogee counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 4,054 at the 2000 census. It is the location of Fort Gibson National Cemetery and is located near at the end of the Cherokees’ Trail of Tears at Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Colonel Matthew Arbuckle of United States Army established Fort Gibson in 1824. The Army abandoned the fort in 1890. Some of the original fort still stands at the historic site.
Fort Gibson is located at 35°47′41″N 95°15′11″W / 35.79472°N 95.25306°W / 35.79472; -95.25306 (35.794861, -95.253090).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.0 square miles (36.3 km²). 13.4 square miles (34.8 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (4.14%) is water.
After the founding of Fort Gibson, military families, Indians desiring military protection, and free African-Americans settled near the fort, forming a town. After the Army abandoned Fort Gibson in 1857, the Cherokee Nation…

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