Chouteau, originally called Cody's Creek, became a stop on the Katy Railroad in 1871. It soon became a thriving cattle town. The name was changed to Chouteau after the creek that flows north of town that was named for French fur trader Auguste Pierre Chauteau from the Chouteau family. Auguste created the first permanent white settlement in present-day Salina, Oklahoma.
Territorial Commercial District, consisting of three commercial buildings on Main St. all constructed in 1903 and sharing common walls.
The Farmers and Merchants Bank at 201 W. Main Street. In 2021 I found this to be an empty lot.