Kingfisher County

Kingfisher County, Oklahoma

101 S Main St Rm 3
Kingfisher, OK 73750
Phone: (405) 375-3887
Fax: (405) 375-6033

In central OK, northwest of Oklahoma City; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Kingfisher Creek, which runs through the county; itself named for King David Fisher (1819-63), who ran a stage and trading station on the Chisholm Trail

Area (sq mi):: 905.96 (land 903.00; water 2.96) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 14,302 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 5.40% Population 2000: 13,926 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,167; median household $36,676; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,200-$27,503
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The associated production will be gathered and processed at Tall Oak's Chisholm Processing Complex now being constructed in Kingfisher County.
The system design is configured strategically to serve STACK producers in Kingfisher County, as well as Blaine, Logan, Garfield, and Canadian Counties via additional plant expansions, a high-pressure gathering backbone, and centralized low pressure delivery points.
30, after a four-day trial, a jury in Kingfisher County ordered Stuteville to pay $150,000 in actual damages and $350,000 in punitive damages and added almost $1.
a Virginia-based company, is developing the Kingfisher wind farm in southern Kingfisher County and northern Canadian County.
Authorities say a truck driver was taken to a hospital after one storm moved through Kingfisher County.
Projects like the management of hay meadows to encourage the return of wildflowers and the return of otters to Kingfisher County Park were deemed to be highly successful.
LIGHTNING strikes in Marshall, Oklahoma, during a storm which produced several tonadoes and destroyed three barns at a pig farm near Lacey in Kingfisher County.
The largest fire occurred in Kingfisher County, where 31,360 acres of land were scorched.
NYSE Amex: GRH), a diversified renewable energy company predominately focused on water resource management in the unconventional oil and natural gas shale resource plays, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, GreenHunter Water, LLC, has acquired three Class II salt water disposal (SWD) wells located in Kingfisher County, Canadian County, and Washita County, Oklahoma.
The assets to be sold include approximately 29,300 gross (19,000 net) acres in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.
Located in Kingfisher County, the plant site will be able to accommodate multiple expansions that could bring total processing capacity to 400 MMcf/d.
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.