Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

PO Box 904
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Phone: (918) 756-0788
Fax: (918) 758-1261

In east-central OK, south of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Creek lands. Name Origin: For a Creek town in Russell County, AL; from oki mulgi 'boiling waters,' probably referring to a spring.

Area (sq mi):: 702.32 (land 696.97; water 5.34) Population per square mile: 57.00
Population 2005: 39,732 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.80% Population 2000: 39,685 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 10.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,065; median household $27,652; Population below poverty level: 18.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,397-$19,418
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Okmulgee County seat (12,854)

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    The Oklahoma State Department of Health said the case was confirmed in Okmulgee County. Oklahoma last had a confirmed case of measles in May 2018.
    She was born March 17, 1930, in Okmulgee County, Okla., to Alfred and Lucy Simms Tabor.
    Located less than 30 miles south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Okmulgee County shares many concerns with other counties throughout the United States.
    He died in 1906 and is buried in Okmulgee County Okla.
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    Tulsa grant recipients include Assistance League Tulsa, CAP Tulsa, Clarehouse, Mental Health Association Oklahoma, New Hope Oklahoma, Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Okmulgee County Family YMCA, Parkside, Pathways Adult Learning Center, Town & Country School, Tulsa Girls Art School and Tulsa Lawyers for Children.