Pontotoc County


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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

100 W 13th St
Ada, OK 74820
Phone: (580) 332-1425

In south-central OK, southeast of Oklahoma City; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: Of Chickasaw origin; the name of a chief, said to mean 'cattails growing on the prairie.'

Area (sq mi):: 725.45 (land 719.64; water 5.82) Population per square mile: 49.10
Population 2005: 35,346 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 3.00% Population 2000: 35,143 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 21.70%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,664; median household $26,955; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,719-$22,422
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ada County seat (15,840)

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    Pontotoc County, Mississippi

    PO Box 209
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    Phone: (662) 489-3900
    Fax: (662) 489-3940

    In north-central MS, northwest of Columbus; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession. Name Origin: From the Chickasaw term probably meaning 'cattails growing on the prairie.'

    Area (sq mi):: 500.99 (land 497.35; water 3.64) Population per square mile: 56.70
    Population 2005: 28,208 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 20.20% Population 2000: 26,726 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 14.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 34.80
    Income 2000: per capita $15,658; median household $32,055; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,640-$20,497
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Christie Dawn Harris, 28, who was arrested in March, pleaded to the charges in Pontotoc County District Court.
    Furthermore, shortly after Barr's death Faulkner wrote that she "was born a slave, on the plantation of Samuel Barr, in Pontotoc County this state.
    Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian said Michelle Epperly died at the scene.
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    Pontotoc County Chancery Clerk Reggie Collums, who has led much of the effort to clear bureaucratic hurdles, said his top priority is four more baseball fields and five or six soccer fields.
    Pontotoc County ruled "the course may not be taught using the Bible as the only source of historical fact or as if the Bible were actual literal history.
    Denise is involved in OONE, the Ada and Pontotoc County Emergency Management Plan, is on the Emergency Preparedness Task Force as well as the Environment of Care Committee.
    Highway 15 passes through Pontotoc, the county seat of Pontotoc County.