Valliant was founded June 2, 1902, and named for Frank W. Valliant, a chief divisional engineer for the Arkansas & Choctaw Railroad being constructed in the area at that time. Valliant is famous for its annual Watermelon Festival at the City Park. The primary employer in town is International Paper, which operates a recycled containerboard mill.
Location of Valliant, Oklahoma
Valliant is located at (34.003336, -95.091509).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.
Valliant Public School's is rated 3.5/5.0 in Academic Success. Valliant currently offers a public school for kids 4 years to 12th grade. Rickey Bowen: Elementary Principal Dennis Robberson: Middle School Principal Glenn Williamson: High School Principal Craig Wall: Superintendent