Dewey County


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Dewey County, Oklahoma

Broadway & Ruble PO Box 368
Taloga, OK 73667
Phone: (580) 328-5361

In west-central OK, southwest of Enid; original county; organized 1892 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Dewey (1837-1917), who captured Manila (1898) during the Spanish-American War and was given the rank of Admiral of the Navy

Area (sq mi):: 1008.26 (land 1000.13; water 8.13) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 4,568 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -14.60% Population 2000: 4,743 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 7.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,806; median household $28,172; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,877-$25,171
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dewey County, South Dakota

PO Box 277
Timber Lake, SD 57656
Phone: (605) 865-3672
Fax: (605) 865-3691

In north-central SD, north of Pierre; created as Rusk County in 1883 (prior to statehood); organized 1909 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For William Pitt Dewey (?-1900), surveyor general of the Dakota Territory (1873-77)

Area (sq mi):: 2445.67 (land 2302.64; water 143.03) Population per square mile: 2.70
Population 2005: 6,161 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 5,972 (White 24.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 75.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $9,251; median household $23,272; Population below poverty level: 33.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,272-$18,070
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.70% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The parcels in Oklahoma include one in Dewey County and one in Woodward County.
In Dewey County, Taloga Wind LLC has twopendingtax protests, contending the county assessor's $177 million valuation in 2017 and $181 million valuation in 2018 should both be $60 million or less.The company is awaiting the results of an informal hearing regarding the county assessor's 2019 valuation, and may protest it depending on the results.
Its sand operation will be in western Blaine County and southeastern Dewey County, but some of the roads that its trucks will use will be in northeastern Custer County, hence Vista's desire to talk with commissioners there.
Dewey County Sheriff Clay Sander was (http://www.koco.com/article/search-underway-after-michael-vance-sighting-in-western-oklahoma/8041424) reportedly injured in the shootout and was taken to a hospital in the area.
Edison Mission Group (EMG) announced on Friday the official dedication of its USD250m Taloga wind project located in Oklahoma City in Dewey County.
17, 1933, in Dewey County, S.D., to Dwight and Louise Dahl Keyser.
The Crossroads project will be built in Dewey County in northwest Oklahoma, approximately 160 km (100 miles) from Oklahoma City.
Cheyenne River Reservation is located in north-central South Dakota, consisting mainly of Dewey and Ziebach Counties (Dewey County will be addressed here).
Dewey County had the second-lowest jobless rate at 1.9% and Alfalfa County was third at 2%.
Dewey County had the second-lowest jobless rate at 2 percent, followed by Ellis and Love counties at 2.1 percent.
The Dewey County Board of Commissioners is seeking bids to install two (2) 9-1-1 call answering positions Taloga, Oklahoma.