Woods County

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Woods County, Oklahoma

407 Government St
Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-2126
Fax: (580) 327-1219

On the northern border of OK, northwest of Enid; original county; organized as County "M" in 1893 (prior to statehood); name changed later; re-formed Nov 16, 1907. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Samuel N. Wood (?-1814), career army officer killed in the war of 1812. The letter s was a clerical error allowed to stand.

Area (sq mi):: 1290.07 (land 1286.57; water 3.51) Population per square mile: 6.60
Population 2005: 8,546 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.00%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 9,089 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,487; median household $28,927; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,490-$25,515
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 5.40% Median travel time to work: 12.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This photo provided by the Oklahoma Forestry Services shows the Anderson Creek fire in Woods County, Oklahoma, on March 23, 2016.
Baker Hughes announced today that the first field trial of its LEAP adaptive production system, installed on December 12 at a depth of 5,200 feet in the Mississippi Lime play in Woods County, Oklahoma, for SandRidge Energy, is delivering 300 percent greater oil production and 200 percent higher natural gas production compared to the previous artificial lift solution.
One lateral will originate near the town of Alva in Woods County, Oklahoma.
The pipeline will consist of two laterals, one originating near the town of Alva in Woods County, Oklahoma, and the other near the town of Arnett in Ellis County, Oklahoma.
Successful drilling is continuing in the South Fork Field located in Woods County, Oklahoma.
These new acquisitions augment the recent acquisition of the Smith Lease, located in Woods County, Oklahoma, adjacent to the historic Hopeton North field.
In Woods County, Oklahoma the company is continuing to participate in successful development drilling in the South Fork Field.
In Woods County, Oklahoma, the company participated for a 7% working interest in four development gas wells in the Southfork Field.
3 acres of land located in Woods County, Oklahoma (the "Oklahoma Property") and 550,000 common shares of the Corporation.