Battiest is a community in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. It is an unincorporated area. It is named for Choctaw jurist Byington Battiest.
Management of local businesses, sales and services, production and transport of goods, and to a minor extent agriculture and its related activities are the major contributors to the local economy. The cost of living here is 19.50% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 57 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 91. Snowfall is about 3 inches annually.