Claremore got its beginnings when Chief Gra-moi led his tribe of Osage Indians from Missouri to Indian Territory in 1802. He
Next, the Clermont Mound was settled by Cherokees. In 1874 the post office was established with the intention of naming the town after Chief Clermont. However, due to a clerical error, the name was listed as "Claremore."
Rogers County was created from the Cherokee Nation and was named for Clement V. Rogers, the father of Will Rogers, who was also a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.
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