Alfalfa County

Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

300 S Grand Ave
Cherokee, OK 73728
Phone: (580) 596-3158

On the central northern border of OK, northwest of Enid; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Woods County. Name Origin: For William Henry "Alfalfa Bill" Murray (1869-1956), U.S. representative from OK (1913-17) and governor (1931-35)

Area (sq mi):: 881.44 (land 866.65; water 14.79) Population per square mile: 6.60
Population 2005: 5,725 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 6,105 (White 88.40%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,704; median household $30,259; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,302-$24,166
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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We recently consolidated all nine fire departments across Alfalfa County into one Amerilert system.
The Mississippian Lime pipeline extension, which is expected to be brought into service in the fourth quarter of 2013, will provide up to 75,000 barrels per day of crude oil throughput capacity from Coldwater in Comanche County, Kansas to Byron in Alfalfa County, Okla.
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They are jails in Alfalfa County, Atoka County and Harney County.