Place:Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States

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NamePontotoc
Alt namesPontotocsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.6°N 96.683°W
Located inOklahoma, United States     (1907 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pontotoc County is in the south central part of Oklahoma. It was created at statehood from part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,492. Its county seat is Ada. It was named for a historic Chickasaw tribal area in Mississippi, where there is also a county named Pontotoc. According to the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Pontotoc is usually translated "cattail prairie" or "land of hanging grapes." The county was formed at statehood in 1907 from a part of the Chickasaw Nation. The Chickasaw Nation's headquarters are in Ada.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1906 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1906 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1907 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1907 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1907 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1907 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1907 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
1907 23,057
1910 24,331
1920 30,949
1930 32,469
1940 39,792
1950 30,875
1960 28,089
1970 27,867
1980 32,598
1990 34,119

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~okpontot/pontotoc.htm


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