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Teresita, Oklahoma
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Cherokee
 • Total 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 • Land 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 159
 • Density 16/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-72800
GNIS feature ID 1100881

Teresita is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.


Teresita is located in northern Cherokee County at the junction of the valleys of Spring Creek and Double Spring Creek. Spring Creek is a west-flowing tributary of the Neosho River. The community is 15 miles (24 km) north of Tahlequah, the Cherokee County seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Teresita CDP has a total area of 9.7 square miles (25.2 km2), all land.

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