Washita County

Washita County, Oklahoma

PO Box 380
Cordell, OK 73632
Phone: (580) 832-2284
Fax: (580) 832-3526

In west-central OK, southwest of Oklahoma City; organized as County "H" in 1892 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands; name changed later. Name Origin: For the Washita River, which runs through it. Name is believed to be from Choctaw owa and chita 'big hunt.'

Area (sq mi):: 1009.07 (land 1003.35; water 5.73) Population per square mile: 11.40
Population 2005: 11,471 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 11,508 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,528; median household $29,563; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,933-$20,470
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Members of the Washita County Sheriff's Office and Sentinel Police Department were then dispatched to the home of Horton and were heavily armed.
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust owns royalty interests in oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas wells in Washita County, Oklahoma, USA, producing from the Colony Granite Wash play within the broader Granite Wash formation of the Anadarko Basin.
The scrapped projects were Minco V, a 220-megawatt, 90-turbine wind farm planned for Caddo County, and Crowder, a 250-megawatt, 100-turbine wind farm planned for Washita County.
The transaction includes the Buffalo Creek Plant for cryogenic gas processing, a gas gathering pipeline and associated trunk line in Hemphill County, Texas, which are due to come on stream in early 2014, as well as an amine treating facility and associated infrastructure in Washita County, Oklahoma.
New records of mammals from Washita County, Oklahoma.
The first observations of this species were reported for Washita County by Clark & Tumlison (1992) and for Beaver and Woods counties by Tyler & Donelson (1996).
The trust was formed by the company in June 2011 and owns royalty interests in certain oil and natural gas properties in the Colony Granite Wash play in Washita County, Oklahoma, USA.
Following his graduation, Weichel joined the National After retiring from NASA, Weichel returned to Washita County, Oklahoma, to farm and ranch.
Chesapeake Granite owns royalty interests in the oil and natural gas properties located in the Colony Granite Wash play in Washita County in the Anadarko Basin of Western Oklahoma, USA.
Highway 60 bridge over the BNSF railroad in Enid and an $8.5 million project to resurface 8 miles of Interstate 40 between Foss and Elk City in Washita County.
"I want to not only be the hospital of choice in our region, but all of western Oklahoma."<br />Hise is also involved in the community, not only in Cordell, but in all of Washita County. He is a former president of the Cordell Chamber of Commerce and works on a state level to improve rural health care.<br />"Mr.
A Delaware statutory trust, CHKR was formed by Chesapeake Energy Corporation to own certain royalty interests in oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas wells in Washita County, Oklahoma, USA.