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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Harper County Clerk Karen Hickman and Alfalfa County Clerk Lanette Unruh said their counties will vote on the measure June 26.
The Driftwood Storage Project, also partially complete, is a 10 BCF depleted reservoir storage facility located in Alfalfa County, OK.
The Mississippian Lime pipeline extension, which is expected to be brought into service in the fourth quarter of 2013, will provide up to 75,000 barrels per day of crude oil throughput capacity from Coldwater in Comanche County, Kansas to Byron in Alfalfa County, Okla.
Starting in Alfalfa County near Alva, Oklahoma, the Mississippian Lime pipeline will end at the company's Cushing, Oklahoma crude oil storage facility.