Alfalfa County

Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

300 S Grand Ave
Cherokee, OK 73728
Phone: (580) 596-3158

On the central northern border of OK, northwest of Enid; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Woods County. Name Origin: For William Henry "Alfalfa Bill" Murray (1869-1956), U.S. representative from OK (1913-17) and governor (1931-35)

Area (sq mi):: 881.44 (land 866.65; water 14.79) Population per square mile: 6.60
Population 2005: 5,725 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 6,105 (White 88.40%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,704; median household $30,259; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,302-$24,166
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dewey County had the second-lowest jobless rate at 1.9% and Alfalfa County was third at 2%.
The Driftwood Storage Project, also partially complete, is a 10 BCF depleted reservoir storage facility located in Alfalfa County, OK.
OKLAHOMA CITY Alfalfa County was ranked as Oklahoma's healthiest county, according to the 10th annual County Health Rankings released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
Starting in Alfalfa County near Alva, Oklahoma, the Mississippian Lime pipeline will end at the company's Cushing, Oklahoma crude oil storage facility.
Other participating ranch teams included Alfalfa County Land & Cattle, Cherokee; Spur Ranch, Vinita; Stuart Ranch, Waurika; Drummond Land & Cattle Co., Pawhuska; Hall Ranch & Daube Cattle Co., Comanche and Ardmore; Treadwell Land & Cattle, Frederick; Kelly Ranch, Marlow; Lazy Rafter Slash Ranch, Lenapah; Choctaw Nation Ranches, Durant; Whitmire Ranch, Delaware; and Stierwalt Ranch & Cattle Co., Shidler.
senator and Oklahoma governor.<br />Eischeid is under indictment for conspiracy to enrich himself, Eilerts, and Kerr by keeping moneyEilerts authorized from SandRidge to be paid on mineral lease bonuses in Alfalfa County in December 2012 and in Garfield County in June 2013.
The lowest jobless rates in January were in Alfalfa County and Woods County, both 2.2 percent, and Dewey County, 2.4 percent.