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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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Maverick has accumulated a contiguous acreage position of more than 10,000 gross acres in Dewey County, Oklahoma and has completed four horizontal gas wells in the liquids rich Mississippian Osage formation.
In Dewey County, Oklahoma, Siemens provided 95 SWT-2.
0-101 direct drive wind turbines for OG&E's Crossroads wind farm, located in Dewey County, Oklahoma.
Oil production grew due to the late fiscal 2003 completion of two excellent oil wells, plus, an increase in condensate production from new Cleveland sand gas wells in Dewey County, Oklahoma.
The new company owns interest in 24 wells in the Putnam field area of Dewey County, Oklahoma and in Hemphill County, Texas.
has sold its Aledo gas treating plant and gathering system in Dewey County, Oklahoma, and its Minneola gas processing plant and gathering system in Ford, Mead and Clark Counties in Kansas.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- McGowen Resources Company (OTC Bulletin Board: MCGR) announced today it has successfully recompleted the Beckloff #1-27 located in Dewey County, Oklahoma.