Miami (/maɪˈæmə/ my-am-ə)) is a city in and county seat of Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States.As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,570, a decline of one percent from 13,704 at the 2000 census.The city is named after the Miami tribe. Miami is the capital of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma, Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, Peoria Tribe of Indians and Shawnee Tribe. Miami is part of the Joplin, Missouri metropolitan area
Downtown Miami (2008)
Location within Ottawa County and Oklahoma
Miami is home to the historic Coleman Theatre, located at 103 N. Main St.
Designed by the Kansas City, Missouri, Boller Bros. Architectural Firm, the 1600 seat Coleman Theatre was built by George L. Coleman Sr. and enjoyed a festive grand opening on April 18, 1929. At a cost of $600,000 to construct, the elegant Louis XV interior includes gold leaf trim, silk damask panels, stained glass panels, marble accents, a carved mahogany staircase,Wurlitzer pipe organ, decorative plaster moldings, and bronze railings. In 1983 the Coleman Theatre was placed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Tours of the building are available every Tuesday through Saturday. Currently the building is available for touring, plays, concerts, conventions, community functions, weddings, and meetings.
Public schools are managed by the Miami Public Schools school district. The high school is Miami High School, whose mascot is the Wardog. The Wardog is a mascot unique to Miami, and has not been adopted as a mascot by any other school in the United States.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) was initially accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1925. It is a two-year community college with an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students.[