Cheyenne was named, platted, surveyed, and a post office established in the U.S. Government, as the county seat of County F, Oklahoma Territory, prior to the opening of the Cheyenne and Arapaho country for settlement, on April 19, 1892. Cheyenne was named for the Cheyenne Indians who occupied it. The name means alien or red. The Run for homesteads of 160 acres or less of land in the Cheyenne and Arapaho country started at noon on April 19, 1892. Thirty- five minutes later some of a group that came from the Texas line were at the northwest border of the…

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