Historic Downtown Poteau

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Historic Downtown Poteau

Today, you can find almost anything you're looking for here. We are constantly adding new businesses, creating new entertainment venues, and transforming the old town district into an entertainment hotspot and destination point.

As we continue to improve the downtown district, we will turn Poteau into a true destination point for people throughout the region.

  • Increase of 20% from 2013

  • Increase from 2,000 to 5,000 vehicles per day

  • Average sales increase of 22.6% per year

  • Over 2.5 Million per year for since 2013


Learn more about the the team.

Julie Jenkins

Assistant Director, Office Manager, Event Coordinator
Assists with Executive Director’s duties, manages the back office, and helps coordinate events downtown. Julie has been with HDP for more than three years and has a huge passion for transforming downtown.

Kathleen Bishop

Visitor Center Manager, Market Manager
Oversees both the visitor center and the Old Town Farmer’s Market. Her family has been here for generations, since the 1880’s. With such a huge passion for downtown, she has been a major asset to the team.

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Thank you to those who support our efforts to revitalize Downtown Poteau!

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