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Bushyhead is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,314 at the 2010 census, a 9.2 percent increase from the 1,203 at the 2000 census. Established on the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway between Claremore and Vinita, the community was named for Dennis W. Bushyhead, Principal Chief of the Cherokee, 1879–1887. The post office existed from April 18, 1898, until November 15, 1955.
Bushyhead is located at 36°27′8″N 95°30′59″W (36.452233, -95.516263). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.0 square miles (39 km2), of which, 15.0 square miles (39 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.20%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,203 people, 431 households, and 344 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 80.3 people per square mile (31.0/km2). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 31.7/sq mi (12.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.56% White, 0.33% African American, 18.12% Native American, 0.83% from other races, and 6.15% from two or more races.