Sallisaw is a city in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 8,880 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Sequoyah County. It has three highways running through it: U.S. 59, or Kerr Boulevard, U.S. 64, or Cherokee Avenue,which is the city's main street, and I-40. East Cherokee Avenue is a business loop, with Sallisaw's only mall, the Eastgate Shopping Center, originally Wal-Mart. It was moved to 1101 W. Ruth Avenue in the 1990s. A half mile south of town on US 59 the airport. In higher education, it features a branch of CASC, based in Poteau. The post office is located at 111 McGee Drive, on the east side of town. The town itself is the largest in Sequoyah County. It is located in the central area of the county, 14 miles from Muldrow, 11 Miles from Vian, and 19 miles from Roland. It is 22 miles from Fort Smith. Aside from the Muskogee and Tahlequah branches, there is a branch of ICTC. Its main schools are Sallisaw Elementary, Junior High, and the high school which is located on J.T. Stites Street. The hospital is Sequoyah Memorial Hospital, at 213 Redwood Avenue.
Sallisaw is located at 35°27′29″N 94°47′40″W / 35.45806°N 94.79444°W / 35.45806; -94.79444 (35.457978, -94.794421).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.9 square miles (33.4 km²). 12.7 square miles (32.9 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (1.40%) is water.