Yukon is a city in Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States and is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. The population was 21,043 at the 2000 census. Yukon is the hometown of country singer Garth Brooks, actor Dale Robertson, 2001 Miss Oklahoma USA Cortney Phillips and the red dirt band Cross Canadian Ragweed. In 1949, Yukon garnered national media attention because of the plight of Grady the Cow. The Czech Hall, a national and state historic site, is devoted to preserving Czech customs, heritage, and culture. Community events include the Czech Festival in October, and the Chisholm Trail Festival in June. Yukon's sister city is Krnov in the Czech Republic.