Greer County


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Greer County, Oklahoma

PO Box 207
Mangum, OK 73554
Phone: (580) 782-3664
Fax: (580) 782-3803
www.greercounty-ok.com

In southwestern OK, northwest of Lawton; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For John A. Greer, a lieutenant governor of TX

Area (sq mi):: 643.66 (land 639.36; water 4.30) Population per square mile: 9.20
Population 2005: 5,901 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -7.60% Population 2000: 6,061 (White 78.70%; Black or African American 8.80%; Hispanic or Latino 7.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 9.50%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,053; median household $25,793; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,311-$22,841
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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(1992) and Smith (1992), for Greer County by Stangl et al.
An HO3S-1 from Greer County (LST 799) was launched to try to reach Thorin, Ettinger and the crewman but was riddled with bullets.
Pulling himself out of the cockpit, he crawled clear of the wreckage to watch his circling comrades who were anxiously calling for the rescue helicopters from Rochester and Greer County, which were not available.