Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville: City in Oklahoma


Bartlesville is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its population at the 2010 census was 35,750 and a population density of 606 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,605 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1897.

Bartlesville is a city in Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area. The population was 36,495 at the 2010 census, an increase of 12.5 percent from 31,711 at the 2000 census. The elevation is 215 m above sea level (asl). The area code is 918 and the unemployment rate is 3.2%.

Bartlesville is the county seat of Washington County, and is located 18 miles south of the Kansas border and 47 miles north of Tulsa, on Interstate 44. It is also home to several large manufacturing plants including: Michelin North America's headquarters; the Bartlesville Community Hospital; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica; BancFirst; and many smaller companies including Bell Helicopter Textron and Liberty Tire Recycling.

The Caney River runs through Bartlesville.

As of 2011, there were 856 active wells within a radius of Bartlesville's city limits. The city sits atop one of the most prolific natural gas fields in the United States, with over eight trillion cubic feet (230 km³) extracted since 1910.

Bartlesville locator map
Location of Bartlesville on Oklahoma map.

Quick Facts about Bartlesville

Population : 36,605 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 74003–74006
Area : 58.99 km2
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Capital city : Bartlesville is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1897 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 13:15:54 (25th May 2024)
Density : 621 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.34% (2010-2020)
Downtown Bartlesville  OK image
Downtown Bartlesville OK
Downtown Bartlesville  OK image


Bartlesville is located at 36°44'50"N 95°58'51"W (36.7473100, -95.9808200).

Bartlesville map


The population of Bartlesville increased by 2.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,750 - census
2011 35,989 0.66% estimation process
2012 36,184 0.54% estimation process
2013 36,186 0.01% estimation process
2014 36,429 0.67% estimation process
2015 36,511 0.22% estimation process
2016 36,448 -0.17% estimation process
2017 36,399 -0.13% estimation process
2018 36,365 -0.09% estimation process
2019 36,144 -0.61% estimation process
2020 36,605 1.26% estimation process

Bartlesville zip code is 74003. County name: Washington, County fips: 40147

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People born in Bartlesville (33)

People born in Bartlesville, including basketball player-coach Mark Price, actor Patrick Cranshaw, writer, historian Foster Stockwell, .


  • Ted Hsu (Canadian politician) he was born in 04/03/1964
  • Albert Exendine (American football player and coach (1884-1973)) he was born in 07/01/1884
  • Becky Hobbs (American musician) she was born in 24/01/1950
  • Blake Adams (professional golfer) he was born in 27/08/1975
  • Bud Adams (American football executive, owner) he was born in 03/01/1923
  • Frank Phillips (American businessman) he was born in 28/11/1873
  • J. L. Tarr (American Scouting leader) he was born in 21/11/1919
  • James Edwin Miller (professor of English language and literature) he was born in 09/09/1920
  • Jason Burks he was born in 02/10/1976
  • John Adams (American basketball player, born 1917) he was born in 09/04/1917
  • Kash Beauchamp (American baseball player) he was born in 08/01/1963
  • Mark Costello (Labor Commissioner of Oklahoma) he was born in 10/11/1955
  • Markell Carter (American and Canadian football player) he was born in 21/12/1989
  • Ree Drummond (American chef) she was born in 06/01/1969
  • Todd Ames Hunter (American politician) he was born in 26/08/1953
  • William Salyers (American actor) he was born in 16/08/1964
  • Bill Holford (Recording engineer, record producer) he was born in 12/06/1919
  • Emery Hicks (American gridiron football player (1947-2005)) he was born in 10/08/1947

Schools in Bartlesville

College & universities near Bartlesville, OK

Code Name City ZIP
206835 Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville (OK) 74006-6299
154925 Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville (KS) 67337-5064

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bartlesville, OK

Code Name Address Type
TLS Tulsa, Oklahoma 317 South Detroit St. BUS

Post offices near Bartlesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bartlesvill Post Office Bartlesville (OK) 74003
East Side Bartlesvill Post Office Bartlesville (OK) 74006
Dewey Post Office Dewey (OK) 74029
Ochelata Post Office Ochelata (OK) 74051
Copan Post Office Copan (OK) 74022

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Washington County , OK.

City Name Population Title
Dewey 3,411 City in Washington County, Oklahoma, United States
Copan 746 Town in Oklahoma
Ramona 555 Town in Oklahoma, United States
Ochelata 431 City in Washington County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Vera 244 City in Washington County, Oklahoma, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bartlesville distances to largest Oklahoma cities