Choctaw is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. It is the oldest chartered town in Oklahoma Territory.The city is located approximately 10 miles east of Oklahoma City and is part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Choctaw physically became a community in 1890, but was not given actual status as a town until 1893 when a territorial governor was appointed for Oklahoma. It officially celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1993. In 1950, Choctaw was in an agricultural area.