Sapulpa (səpŭlˈpə) [key], city (1990 pop. 18,074), seat of Creek co., E central Okla; inc. 1898. It is the trade center of a farm and oil region. Furniture, zinc alloys, dinnerware, glass, and floor coatings are manufactured. Nearby is Heyburn Reservoir.
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