Woods County

Woods County, Oklahoma

407 Government St
Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-2126
Fax: (580) 327-1219

On the northern border of OK, northwest of Enid; original county; organized as County "M" in 1893 (prior to statehood); name changed later; re-formed Nov 16, 1907. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Samuel N. Wood (?-1814), career army officer killed in the war of 1812. The letter s was a clerical error allowed to stand.

Area (sq mi):: 1290.07 (land 1286.57; water 3.51) Population per square mile: 6.60
Population 2005: 8,546 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.00%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 9,089 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,487; median household $28,927; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,490-$25,515
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 5.40% Median travel time to work: 12.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Cimarron County had the second-lowest jobless rate for March with 2.2 percent and Woods County was third with 2.3 percent.<br />McIntosh County had the highest unemployment rate among the 77 counties at 6.7 percent, followed by Latimer County with 6.3 percent and Pushmataha County with 5.9 percent.<br />Oklahoma County, the state's largest county, had a jobless rate in March of 3.7 percent, down from 4.1 percent for March 2017.<br />Tulsa County, the state's second-largest county, had March unemployment of 3.8 percent, down from 4.3 percent a year earlier.<br />
One lateral will originate near the town of Alva in Woods County, OK.
The pipeline will consist of two laterals, one originating near Alva in Woods County, OK, and the other near Arnett in Ellis County, OK.
It is on the east side of Mamaroneck Avenue, directly across the street from the 700-acre Saxon Woods County Park.
Yesterday, an ageing green goddess from Bedworth was called to tackle a blaze in the grounds of Binley Woods County Primary School, Coombe Drive, Binley Woods.
Woods County had the second lowest rate at 2.3 percent.
A green goddess from Bedworth was called out to a blaze in the grounds of Binley Woods County Primary School, Coombe Drive, Binley Woods.
The lowest jobless rates in January were in Alfalfa County and Woods County, both 2.2 percent, and Dewey County, 2.4 percent.
q The schools taking part were: Knightlow, St Marie's Junior, Long Lawford Primary, The Brooke School, Binley Woods County Primary, Bilton Junior, St Andrew's Benn, Newbold Riverside, The Revel Primary and Provost Williams Primary.
Woods County had the lowest jobless rate among the 77 counties at 2.1 percent, according to a report from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
Infants at Binley Woods County Primary School, Coombe Drive, took part in a nativity play, while year six pupils starred in a production of Sweeney Todd and the choir sang for parents at a Christmas concert.