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Encyclopedia > Osage County, Oklahoma
Osage County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Osage County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded 1907
Seat Pawhuska
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,304 sq mi (5,967 km²)
2,251 sq mi (5,830 km²)
53 sq mi (137 km²), 2.30%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

44,437
21/sq mi (8/km²)

Osage County is the largest county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Coterminous with the Osage Indian Reservation, it is the home of the Osage Nation. As of 2000, the population was 44,437. Its county seat is Pawhuska[1]. It is the setting of the Tony Award winning play, August: Osage County. Image File history File links Map_of_Oklahoma_highlighting_Osage_County. ... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_OK.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Oklahoma Tulsa County, Oklahoma Osage County, Oklahoma Oklahoma County, Oklahoma McClain County, Oklahoma Marshall County, Oklahoma Comanche County, Oklahoma Cleveland County, Oklahoma Cimarron... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pawhuska is a city in Osage County, Oklahoma, United States. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... Osage County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... The Osage Nation is a Native American tribe in the United States, which is mainly based in Osage County, Oklahoma, but can still be found throughout America. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pawhuska is a city in Osage County, Oklahoma, United States. ... The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American theatre and are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League [1] at an annual ceremony in New York City. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,304 square miles (5,967 km²), of which, 2,251 square miles (5,830 km²) of it is land and 53 square miles (137 km²) of it (2.30%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Adjacent counties

Cowley County (standard abbreviation: CL) is a county located in south-central Kansas, in the central United States. ... Chautauqua County (standard abbreviation: CQ) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... Tulsa County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... Pawnee County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... Noble County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... Kay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ...

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 44,437 people, 16,617 households, and 12,213 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 18,826 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 67.01% White, 10.84% Black or African American, 14.42% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.63% from other races, and 6.83% from two or more races. 2.12% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 16,617 households out of which 33.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.40% were married couples living together, 10.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 23.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.04. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $34,477, and the median income for a family was $40,784. Males had a median income of $31,148 versus $23,652 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,014. About 10.30% of families and 13.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 12.10% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

† Bartlesville is primarily in Washington County, but part of it extends into Osage County.
†† Sand Springs and Tulsa are primarily in Tulsa County, but parts of them extend into Osage County.
††† Skiatook is primarily in Osage County, but part of it extends into Tulsa County.

Avant is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Barnsdall is a city located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Bartlesville is a city in Osage and Washington counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Burbank is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Fairfax is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Foraker is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Grainola is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 31. ... Hominy is a city located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... McCord is a census-designated place located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Osage is a town located in Oklahoma. ... Pawhuska is a city in Osage County, Oklahoma, United States. ... Prue is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Location Location of Sand Springs within Tulsa County, Oklahoma. ... Shidler is a city located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Skiatook (Skī•ǎ•tōōk or Skī•ǎ•tǒǒk versus Skī•tōōk or Skī•tǒǒk) is a town located in northeast Oklahoma. ... Tulsa redirects here. ... Webb City is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Wynona is a town located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ... Tulsa County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ...

NRHP Sites

The following sites in Osage County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ...

  • Bank of Bigheart, Barnsdall
  • Bank of Burbank, Burbank
  • Bank of Hominy, Hominy
  • Barnsdall Main Street Well Site, Barnsdall
  • Blacksmith's House, Pawhuska
  • Chapman-Barnard Ranch Headquarters, Pawhuska
  • Chief Ne-Kah-Wah-She-Tun-Kah Grave and Statue, Fairfax
  • Pawhuska City Hall, Pawhuska
  • Fred Drummond House, Hominy
  • First National Bank and Masonic Lodge, Fairfax
  • Hominy Armory, Hominy
  • Hominy Osage Round House, Hominy
  • Hominy School, Hominy
  • Immaculate Conception Church, Pawhuska
  • Lincoln Colored School, Fairfax
  • Marland Filling Station, Hominy
  • Osage Agency, Pawhuska
  • Osage Bank of Fairfax, Fairfax
  • Osage County Courthouse, Pawhuska
  • Pawhuska Armory, Pawhuska
  • Pawhuska Downtown Historic District, Pawhuska
  • Wolverine Oil Company Drayage Barn, Avant

References

  1. ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 36°38′N 96°24′W / 36.63, -96.40 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Osage County is the largest county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,477, and the median income for a family was $40,784.
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