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Metz was the original name of the town of Nowata. It was named after its first postmaster, Fred Metzner. On November 8, 1889, the name of Metz was changed to Nowata. This is from the Delaware word "no-we-ata" meaning welcome.
Source: Oklahoma Place Names, pages 159 and 173.
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