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Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

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The State Capital of Oklahoma!

Page Contents for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.
The population of Oklahoma City is approximately 444,719 (1990), 579999 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 212,367 (1990), 230233 (2010).
The amount of land area in Oklahoma City is 1575.131 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 38.514 sq kilometers.
The distance from Oklahoma City to Washington DC is 1186 miles.
The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Oklahoma City is positioned 35.46 degrees north of the equator and 97.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Oklahoma City elevation is 1,276 feet above sea level.
Oklahoma City average annual snowfall is 9 inches per year.


in central Oklahoma.
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a little bit of everything! Winter winds and wind chill cause the temperature to go even lower than the average in the 30's. In the summers, the wind is still there, but helps to cool off the hot, humid days and nights. There is an average annual humidity of about 64 percent.
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History & History Related Items

Oklahoma City was born overnight on April 22, 1889 when unassigned prairie lands in the Oklahoma Territory were opened for settlement. Over 10,000 claims for homesteads were made in one afternoon. It was designated the state capital, following Guthrie, in 1910. Though the city expanded from day one, it really hit "paydirt" on December 4, 1928 when the first oil well within the city limits struck a gusher. Not only the economy was changed after that day. The skyline changed also, with oil well derricks springing up everywhere. One of the most famous gushers was the Mary Sudik which blew for 11 days and spewed oil as far away as 15 miles. Today, there are still producing wells on the state capital grounds. Not only the oil fields contribution to the economy blossomed, but also the related fields in manufacturing.

In 1964, the downtown area of OKC, as the city is known affectionately by its residents, was scheduled for re-development. The result is a beautiful and striking area with greenhouses, lakes, water concourses, and landscaped hills among its features.

State Museum Of History
2100 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4907
Phone: 405-522-5244
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Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department
Travel and Tourism Division
P.O. Box 60789
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73146-0789
Phone: 1-800-652-6552

Go to this page for attractions in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Railway Museum 3400 NE Grand Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Phone: (405) 424-8222
Museum hours 10 - 4 Saturdays other times by appointment, train rides 3rd Saturday - April to October, 11:00 - 4:00, closed holidays

Train Schedule for September 20,2003 - on the hour 11:00AM to 4:00PM. Also ticket prices. 0-3 are free with adult fare, 4 to 12 are $ 5.00 with Adult fare, and 13 and up are $ 8.00
We are planning to run Polar express trains in December, stay tuned for more details.
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Oklahoma City City Government

Oklahoma City Manager
200 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-2232
Phone: 405-297-2345
City Clerk: 405-297-2391

Oklahoma City is both the County seat for Oklahoma County and the State Capital of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma City Historical Events

Obituary of William T. Hart
The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK
"Illness Fatal For W. T. Hart, Ranch Pioneer of West"
"... A son of the old west - one who knew the hardships and happiness in the heyday of the cattlemen, died early Thursday morning.
He was W. T. Hart, 86 years old, 1431 Northwest Forty-first street. The pioneer Texas and Oklahoma cowboy and cattleman had been in poor health for a year. Hart went from Indiana to Missouri, not long after the Civil war, then to the plains of west Texas. As a youth he was employed by the famous Hearn ranch, later becoming foreman. He also owned a small interest in the ranch.
Hart knew the hardships of the Chisholm trail as he guided herds of Texas cattle to Dodge City, and Hunnewell, Kansas.
In 1886, three years before Oklahoma Territory was opened, Hart settled at decatur, Texas....."

Oklahoma City Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
123 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9031
Phone: 405-297-8900
Fax: 405-297-8916

Oklahoma City Community News

2000, May
Looking for my Family
I am looking for my fathers family, (Larry Eugene Robinson) He passed away when I was 8 yrs old (1988). I never got to meet him or his family. I have some names of relatives from his death certificate. I live in Florida, but my father and his family are from Oklahoma. These are the only names I have: his father, Robert Lee Robinson, his mother, Virgina Ruth Whitaker Robinson, brothers: Geary L. Robinson and Billy Robinson
If anyone can help me, please e-mail me at:
thankyou, Shannon Corbin

Saturday evenings
Brookwood Baptist Church
8921 S Walker
OKC, OK 73139
Southside Singles Bible Study
Mission Statement: "Uniting single adults through Bible Study and Fellowship and bringing them to a greater understanding of God's Word."

The Southside Singles meet every Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. for a study of God's Word. All are welcome to join us.
For more information you may contact Orden at 912-5012 or Virginia at 636-1022.

Oklahoma City Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
123 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9031
Phone: 405-297-8900
Fax: 405-297-8916

Oklahoma City Libraries

Metropolitan Library System
131 Dean A Mcgee Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6438
Phone: 405-231-8650

Downtown Library
131 Dean A Mcgee Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6438
Phone: 405-231-8650

Oklahoma City Schools

Archdiocese Of Oklahoma City
7501 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK 73132-1552
Phone: 405-721-5651

Christian Heritage Academy
4400 SE 27th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73115-3261
Phone: 405-672-1787

Classen School-Advanced Study
1901 N Ellison Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-4251
Phone: 405-556-5070

Millwood School District
6724 N Martin Luther King Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-7943
Phone: 405-478-1336

Mount St. Mary High School
2801 S. Shartel Ave.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109
Phone: 405.631.8865
FAX 405.631.9209
Email: Email
Private Catholic school

Northwest Classen High School
2801 NW 27th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-2106
Phone: 405-942-5551

Oklahoma City School District
900 N Klein Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-7036
Phone: 405-272-5520


De Marge College
9301 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73139-2728
Phone: 405-692-2900

Oklahoma City University
2501 N Blackwelder Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-1402
Phone: 405-521-5000

Francis Tuttle Vo-Tech
12777 N Rockwell Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73142-2710
Phone: 405-720-7325
Oklahoma's Information-Age Center For Learning

Central State Beauty Academy
8442 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK 73162-6007
Phone: 405-722-4499

American Broadcasting School
4511 SE 29th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73115-3315
Phone: 405-672-6511

University Of Oklahoma
840 NE 13th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5006
Phone: 405-271-5125

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