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Pryor Creek is a city in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 8,659 at the 2000 census. Originally named Coo-Y-Yah, Cherokee for Huckleberry, it was renamed Pryor Creek, which was the name of the local railroad station (named, of course, for the creek). Due to confusion in distinguishing handwritten mailing addresses to Pryor Creek and Pond Creek, the U.S. Postal Service name for the town was shortened to Pryor, though the official name of the town remains Pryor Creek.