Place:Dewey, Oklahoma, United States

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NameDewey
TypeCounty
Coordinates36°N 99°W
Located inOklahoma, United States     (1892 - )
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Dewey County is a county in the western part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,810. Its county seat is Taloga. The county was named "County D" when the Cheyenne-Arapaho reservation was opened to non-Indian settlement in 1892. In an 1898 election, county voters chose the name Dewey, honoring Admiral George Dewey.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1892 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1893 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1894 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1894 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1908 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1900 8,819
1907 13,329
1910 14,132
1920 12,434
1930 13,250
1940 11,981
1950 8,789
1960 6,051
1970 5,656
1980 5,922
1990 5,551

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~okdewey/


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