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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    Major organization : OKMULGEE COUNTY RURAL WATER DISTRICT 20 (M&L)
    She was born March 17, 1930, in Okmulgee County, Okla.
    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.
    Kathy Jo Elliott, the tech prep coordinator at Okmulgee County, in Oklahoma, says the requirement will prompt consortia to develop more thorough plans, from high school through an associate's degree and on to work or even a four-year college.
    With prisons already over- flowing, "I don't want to put somebody in jail for pulling up a weed," says Dayle James, sheriff in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
    The first record for Okmulgee County is reported here and records are clarified for Rogers County.
    3 km S of Fort Sill, Comanche County, two specimens (MWSU 14188, 14570); 3 mi E of Dewar, Okmulgee County, three specimens (MWSU 19364-19366); TEXAS: 8 mi SSE of Montague, Montague County, two specimens (MWSU 11961, 11962).