Dewey County


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Dewey County, Oklahoma

Broadway & Ruble PO Box 368
Taloga, OK 73667
Phone: (580) 328-5361

In west-central OK, southwest of Enid; original county; organized 1892 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Dewey (1837-1917), who captured Manila (1898) during the Spanish-American War and was given the rank of Admiral of the Navy

Area (sq mi):: 1008.26 (land 1000.13; water 8.13) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 4,568 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -14.60% Population 2000: 4,743 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 7.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,806; median household $28,172; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,877-$25,171
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dewey County, South Dakota

PO Box 277
Timber Lake, SD 57656
Phone: (605) 865-3672
Fax: (605) 865-3691

In north-central SD, north of Pierre; created as Rusk County in 1883 (prior to statehood); organized 1909 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For William Pitt Dewey (?-1900), surveyor general of the Dakota Territory (1873-77)

Area (sq mi):: 2445.67 (land 2302.64; water 143.03) Population per square mile: 2.70
Population 2005: 6,161 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 5,972 (White 24.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 75.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $9,251; median household $23,272; Population below poverty level: 33.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,272-$18,070
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.70% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The cattle ranch and wheat farm, operated in Dewey County by the Chain family for nearly 125 years, also runs a hunting outfit for turkey, other fowl, hogs and deer.
The Dewey County Board of Commissioners is seeking bids to install two (2) 9-1-1 call answering positions Taloga, Oklahoma.
Edison Mission Group (EMG) announced on Friday the official dedication of its USD250m Taloga wind project located in Oklahoma City in Dewey County.
The Crossroads project will be built in Dewey County in northwest Oklahoma, approximately 160 km (100 miles) from Oklahoma City.
As of the 2000 Census, the population of Dewey County was 5,983, of which 2,712 were employed, equaling 45 percent of the population.
Figure 2 and Table 2 present real per capita income, per capita transfers, per capita earnings, and total employment for Dewey County from 1969 to 2000.
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approximately 100 miles northwest of Oklahoma City in Dewey County.
Lattice has now completed installations of its call management system at the 67-bed Nowata County Jail, the 45-bed Dewey County Jail and the 40-bed Kingfisher County Jail, all in Oklahoma.
9 MW from Seiling Wind, LLC, owned by NextEra Energy Resources, LLC and located in Dewey County in northwestern Oklahoma; and 200 MW from the Goodwell Wind Project, LLC, owned by TradeWind Energy, and located in Texas County in the panhandle area of Oklahoma.
The OCC order clears the way for OGE Energy's customers to receive electricity from a 150 MW wind farm being constructed by CPV Keenan in Woodward County and a 130 MW facility being built by Edison International's (NYSE: EIX) subsidiary Edison Mission Energy in Dewey County near Taloga.
Additionally, PGS will shoot a 102 square mile, multi-client 3D survey in the prolific Anadarko Basin in Dewey County, Okla.