Payne County

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Payne County, Oklahoma

315 W 6th St Suite 202
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 747-8310
Fax: (405) 747-8304

In north-central OK, west of Tulsa; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood), known as "Old Oklahoma." Name Origin: For David L. Payne (1836-84), active in the Oklahoma Boomer (land development) movement

Area (sq mi):: 697.13 (land 686.34; water 10.79) Population per square mile: 100.80
Population 2005: 69,151 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 68,190 (White 83.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 3.00%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 4.60%. Median age: 27.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,983; median household $28,733; Population below poverty level: 20.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,042-$22,433
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stillwater County seat (40,731)

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    We documented this unusual behavior through personal observations and video recordings while conducting a study on nest defense and parental behavior of eastern bluebirds in Payne County, Oklahoma (36[degrees]06'31"N, 97[degrees]15'08"W), in 2009.
    E&P company American Petro-Hunter Inc (OTCBB:AAPH.OB) Monday provided an update of the status of the NOW2H horizontal well located on the leases in Payne County, Oklahoma.
    The dilepidid tapeworm, Anonchotaenia rostellata (Rodgers 1941) was described from 13 specimens taken from the small intestine of a northern cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis (Linnaeus) collected at Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, in the spring of 1940 (Rodgers 1941).