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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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In Dewey County, Oklahoma, Siemens provided 95 SWT-2.
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.
The Crossroads wind farm is located in Dewey County near Canton and connects with OG&E's Windspeed transmission line, which was energized in 2010 and delivers wind power across OG&E's 30,000-square-mile electric service area.
Additionally, PGS will shoot a 102 square mile, multi-client 3D survey in the prolific Anadarko Basin in Dewey County, Okla.
0-101 direct drive wind turbines for OG&E's Crossroads wind farm, located in Dewey County, Oklahoma.
This was Continental's third and most productive test well completed in the southeastern portion of the Anadarko Woodford play, validating the productivity and scope of the play from Dewey County in the northwest through Canadian County to Grady County in the southeast, a span of approximately 100 miles.
The Crossroads wind farm will be built in Dewey County near Canton and will connect with OG&E's new Windspeed transmission line, energized earlier this year to deliver wind power to Oklahoma City and across OG&E's 30,000-square-mile electric service area.
Crossroads, to be built in Dewey County near Canton, will add at least 198 megawatts of renewable generation.
The new, $400 million wind farm, to be developed by RES Americas, will be located in Dewey County, about seven miles north of Taloga.
The OCC orders clear the way for OG&E's customers to receive electricity from a 150-megawatt wind farm being constructed by CPV Keenan in Woodward County and a 130-megawatt facility being built by Edison Mission Energy in Dewey County near Taloga.
Continental currently controls 117,000 net undeveloped acres in the Anadarko Woodford play, extending from McClain County in the southeast to Dewey County in the northwest portion of the play.