Oklahoma, US

Oklahoma: State of the United States of America


Oklahoma is a south-central U.S. state situated between the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. It is bordered by Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas.

Some key facts about Oklahoma:

  • Capital: Oklahoma City
  • Population: Around 4 million
  • Area: 69,899 square miles
  • Nickname: The Sooner State

Oklahoma has a diverse landscape including prairie, plains, forests, and foothills. The state also has over 200 lakes and many rivers like the Arkansas River and Red River. Eastern Oklahoma is green and hilly while the western half is highly arid.

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are the two major metropolitan hubs. The state economy relies on the energy industry, aviation, telecommunications, and agriculture. Cattle ranching is a top industry.

Oklahoma has a rich Native American heritage and was once called Indian Territory. It has 39 tribal headquarters and one of the largest populations of Native American people. Oil was discovered here in the 1920s.

Oklahoma experiences extreme weather from tornadoes and severe storms to droughts, flooding, and icy winters. Popular outdoor destinations include the Wichita Mountains, Lake Texoma, and Red Rock Canyon.

In summary, Oklahoma is a uniquely diverse state with prairie landscapes, a Native American legacy, oil industry ties, and located at the crossroads of the Great Plains and American Southwest.

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Location of Oklahoma

Quick Facts about Oklahoma

Population : 3,980,783
Country : United States of America
Head of government : Governor of Oklahoma
Area : 181195 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.87%
Land as percent of area : 98.13%
Easternmost point : Point(-94.431111111 35.394166666)
Northernmost point : Point(-103.0 37.0)
Legislative body : Oklahoma Legislature
Named for : Oklahoma Territory
Official language : English
Altitude : 1,211 feet / 369 meters
Capital : Oklahoma City
Establishment : November 11, 1907 (116 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago, UTC−06:00
Local time : 17:52:08 (20th April 2024)
Seal of Oklahoma seal image
Seal of Oklahoma
Seal of Oklahoma seal image


Oklahoma is located at 35°29'32"N 97°30'12"W (35.4920900, -97.5032800). It has 6 neighbors: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Colorado and New Mexico.

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The largest city of Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a population of 655,057. Other cities include, Tulsa population 403,166, Norman population 125,762, Broken Arrow population 111,648 and Edmond population 95,346. See all Oklahoma cities & populated places.

Largest Cities in Oklahoma (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Oklahoma.

City Name Title County Population
Oklahoma City The twenty-seventh most populous city in the United States and the center of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Oklahoma 655,057
Tulsa The second most populous city in Oklahoma and the center of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Tulsa 403,166
Norman The second most populous city in Oklahoma. Cleveland 125,762
Broken Arrow The most populous city in Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Tulsa 111,648
Edmond The fourth most populous city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma 95,346
Lawton The most populous city in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Comanche 93,164
Copeland A city in Payne County, Oklahoma. Delaware 68,424
Moore The most populous city in Cleveland County, Oklahoma. Cleveland 63,102
Midwest City The most populous city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma 57,407
Stillwater The most populous city in Payne County, Oklahoma. Payne 50,306
Enid The most populous city in Garfield County, Oklahoma. Garfield 49,542
Owasso City in Rogers and Tulsa counties, Oklahoma, United States Tulsa 37,241
Muskogee City in Oklahoma, USA Muskogee 36,831
Bartlesville City in Oklahoma Washington 36,605
Shawnee City in Oklahoma, United States Pottawatomie 31,555
Yukon City in Oklahoma, United States Canadian 28,793

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Oklahoma has 6 neighbours.

  • Arkansas state of the United States of America
  • Kansas state of the United States of America
  • Missouri state of the United States of America
  • Texas state in the southern United States
  • Colorado state of the United States of America
  • New Mexico state of the United States of America

  • Rogers County
  • Johnston County
  • Nowata County
  • Payne County
  • McIntosh County
  • Atoka County
  • Logan County
  • Tulsa County
  • Kiowa County
  • Jefferson County
  • Texas County
  • Wagoner County
  • Creek County
  • Sequoyah County
  • Okmulgee County
  • Greer County
  • Murray County
  • Washita County
  • Carter County
  • Roger Mills County
  • Grant County
  • Cotton County
  • Alfalfa County
  • Pittsburg County
  • Washington County
  • Custer County
  • Beaver County
  • McClain County
  • Adair County
  • Ellis County
  • Blaine County
  • Love County
  • Caddo County
  • Cherokee County
  • Latimer County
  • Kay County
  • Bryan County
  • Cleveland County
  • Grady County
  • Major County
  • Garvin County
  • Pushmataha County
  • Beckham County
  • Woods County
  • Pottawatomie County
  • Okfuskee County
  • Cimarron County
  • McCurtain County
  • Ottawa County
  • Kingfisher County
  • Delaware County
  • Harmon County
  • Oklahoma County
  • Mayes County
  • Tillman County
  • Canadian County
  • Pawnee County
  • Pontotoc County
  • Stephens County
  • Garfield County
  • Marshall County
  • Seminole County
  • Osage County
  • Haskell County
  • Jackson County
  • Comanche County
  • Woodward County
  • Choctaw County
  • Craig County
  • Dewey County
  • Noble County
  • Harper County
  • Lincoln County
  • Hughes County
  • Coal County
  • Le Flore County
  • Muskogee County


Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,657,155 - census
1920 2,028,283 18.3% census
1930 2,396,040 15.35% census
1940 2,336,434 -2.55% census
1950 2,233,351 -4.62% census
1960 2,328,284 4.08% census
1970 2,559,229 9.02% census
1980 3,025,290 15.41% census
1990 3,145,585 3.82% census
2000 3,450,654 8.84% census
2010 3,751,351 8.02% census
2011 3,788,379 0.98% estimation process
2012 3,818,814 0.8% estimation process
2013 3,853,214 0.89% estimation process
2014 3,878,187 0.64% estimation process
2015 3,909,500 0.8% estimation process
2016 3,926,331 0.43% estimation process
2017 3,931,316 0.13% estimation process
2018 3,940,235 0.23% estimation process
2019 3,956,971 0.42% estimation process
2020 3,980,783 0.6% estimation process

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People born in Oklahoma (199)

People born in Oklahoma, including Comanche-Kiowa sculptor and painter Blackbear Bosin, racing driver Troy Ruttman, musician Aaron Bell, .


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  • Roy Milton (American R&B and jump blues singer, drummer and bandleader) he was born in 31/07/1907
  • Mark Dinning (American male singer) he was born in 17/08/1933
  • Lucien Ballard (American cinematographer) he was born in 06/05/1908
  • Dick Lowry (American director and film producer) he was born in 15/09/1944
  • Lee Hazlewood (American singer, songwriter, record producer (1929-2007)) he was born in 09/07/1929
  • Spade Cooley (Big band leader, Actor, Television personality (1910-1969)) he was born in 17/12/1910
  • Bruce Timm (animator) he was born in 08/02/1961
  • Clonie Gowen (American poker player) she was born in 06/11/1971
  • Kirsten Nelson (American actress and director) she was born in 03/10/1970
  • Glen Sherley (American musician) he was born in 09/03/1936
  • Hadley Caliman (American saxophonist) he was born in 12/01/1932
  • Jenteal (American movie actress) she was born in 26/06/1976
  • Jack Parker (American decathlete) he was born in 27/09/1915
  • Meg Gardiner (American writer) she was born in 15/05/1957
  • Bonnie Owens (American singer) she was born in 01/10/1932

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Oklahoma Counties (more)

Oklahoma County
Oklahoma County

Oklahoma County, county in Oklahoma, United States

Tulsa County
Tulsa County

Tulsa County, county in Oklahoma, United States of America

Cleveland County
Cleveland County

Cleveland County, county in North Carolina, United States

County Name Population
Oklahoma County 804,041
Tulsa County 657,589
Cleveland County 287,066
Canadian County 153,192
Comanche County 121,099
Rogers County 93,155
Wagoner County 82,925
Payne County 81,755
Pottawatomie County 72,998
Creek County 71,485
Muskogee County 67,610
Garfield County 60,869
Grady County 55,906
Washington County 52,222
Le Flore County 49,935
Cherokee County 49,019

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Counties Map of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Relief Map
Oklahoma Relief Map
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Where Is Oklahoma Located
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Oklahoma Reference Map
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Oklahoma Rivers And Lakes
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