Cimarron County

Cimarron County, Oklahoma

Courthouse Sq PO Box 145
Boise City, OK 73933
Phone: (580) 544-2251
Fax: (580) 544-2251

In the OK panhandle; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Beaver County. Name Origin: For the Cimarron River, which flows across the northern part of the county. Meaning and application of the term are uncertain. The river may have been called in Spanish el rio de los carneros cimarron 'River of the Wild Sheep'; or it is possibly a Mexican-Apache word meaning 'wanderer.'

Area (sq mi):: 1841.17 (land 1835.04; water 6.13) Population per square mile: 1.50
Population 2005: 2,833 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.00%; 1990-2000 -4.60% Population 2000: 3,148 (White 81.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 15.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 13.40%). Foreign born: 10.30%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,744; median household $30,625; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,499-$21,325
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Nest searches were concentrated around the Rita Blanca National Grassland in southwestern Cimarron County and on private lands in the remainder of the county.
Only the four lights at the corners of the Cimarron County courthouse shone bright.
Additional county records were reported for Cimarron County (11 specimens; Dalquest et al.
One of the localities for mammoths in Cimarron County also yielded a tooth that Stovall tentatively identified as Equus niobrarensis (Schoff and Stovall, 1943).
8 km N Vicente Guerrero, elevation 1,937 m (BYU 15783--15785); San Luis Potosl: 3 miles S Matehu (LVT 1198); Sonora: Punte La Poza, 18 km S (by road) Hermosillo, 28[degrees]49'692"N, 110[degrees]57'500"W, elevation 250 m (BYU 17883); NEW MEXICO: Grant County, 15 miles SE Silver City (ACUNHC 452); Lincoln County, Coyote (TTU 38444); OKLAHOMA: Cimarron County, 2.
Four specimens of the western small-footed myotis were listed from Cimarron County by Mares (1990:423, under M.