Sequoyah County

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

120 E Chickasaw Ave
Sallisaw, OK 74955
Phone: (918) 775-4516
Fax: (918) 775-1218

On central eastern border of OK, west of Fort Smith, AR; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: From the Sequoyah District of the Cherokee Nation, named for the Indian chief Sequoyah (c.1773-1843), who invented the Cherokee alphabet. He was also called George Guess

Area (sq mi):: 714.88 (land 673.82; water 41.06) Population per square mile: 60.70
Population 2005: 40,868 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 38,972 (White 67.40%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 29.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,405; median household $27,615; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,712-$19,977
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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GORE After decades of legal wrangling, the last of more than 500 truckloads of nuclear waste has been removed from the site of an old uranium processing plant near Gore in Sequoyah County.
Ellis started his career in 1975 as a reporter and editor at the twice-weekly Sequoyah County Times Sallisaw, Okla.
In February, he registered the domain name for a similar service in Sequoyah County, Okla.
Dandridge, "Ten Commandments Raise Stir at Muldrow Schools," Sequoyah County Times, May 10, 2013,
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The commission voted to award a more than $42 million contract to reconstruct the Interstate 40 interchange at US-64 near Sallisaw in Sequoyah County.
In an appeal argued in the District Court of Sequoyah County, Okla.
That includes Crawford and Sebastian counties in Arkansas and Sequoyah County in Oklahoma.
Milt Phillips Award was Jeff Mayo, publisher of seven Oklahoma newspapers including Eastern Times Register, Eufaula Indian Journal, Henryetta Free-Lance, McIntosh County Democrat, Okmulgee Times, Sequoyah County Times and Vian Tenkiller News.