Okmulgee County

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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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    This field is located in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma and was originally discovered in 1920 with oil production from four zones as follows: Bartlesville Sand at approximately 1,800' the Booch (Tannehall) Sands at approximately 2,100', Dutcher Sands at 2,390' and the Wilcox Sand at approximately 2,830'.
    FWB:FPN) (the "Company") reports that the first well on its Snake Creek prospect located in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma has been successfully drilled, logged and evaluated.