Created in 1907 from Choctaw Lands. Named for the Indian tribe. Corrupted from "Chato" meaning flat heads, because of an ancient tribal custom to flatten the skulls of children by imposing a weight on the head.
Clerk of Courts has marriage, divorce, probate and civil court records from 1907;
County Clerk has land records.
Hugo, OK 74743
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