Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

Pontotoc County: County in Oklahoma, United States


Pontotoc County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,492 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 38,397 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ada. The county was created 117 years ago in 1906.

Pontotoc County is located in central Oklahoma. The county seat is Ada and the county has a population of around 38,000 residents. Here are some details on Pontotoc County's notable cities and towns:


Ada is the largest city in Pontotoc County. Ada is home to East Central University and the Chickasaw Nation's headquarters. The city has various Native American cultural sites and annually hosts the Chickasaw Cultural Festival.


Allen is a small rural town located south of Ada. Allen is known for the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which offers hiking, swimming, camping, and more. The park contains mineral springs and is next to Lake of the Arbuckles.


Byng is a Pontotoc County town located along State Highway 3. Byng Public Schools serve students in the area. The Byng Yellowjackets football team is popular in the community.


Fitzhugh is a very small town with a population under 150 residents. The town hosts an annual Fitzhugh Picnic that brings the community together.


Roff is a small agricultural community. Roff is known for producing cotton and peanuts. Roff also has the historic Roff Armory building constructed in the 1930s.


Stonewall, located north of Ada, is another small rural farming town. Historic cattle and horse ranches surround Stonewall. The Stonewall Rodeo and Burger Burn bring visitors to the town each year.


Tupelo is a town located along the Canadian River. Recreational opportunities like fishing and hunting make Tupelo popular. The Tupelo Fish Hatchery provides rainbow trout for fishing lakes in the area.

Pontotoc County has several historic, cultural, and outdoor attractions scattered among its rural small towns. Ada serves as the major economic center.

Pontotoc County locator map
Location of Pontotoc County on Oklahoma map.

Quick Facts about Pontotoc County

Population : 38,397 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
Different from : Pontotoc County
Area : 1879 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Altitude : 909 feet / 277 meters
Capital : Ada
Establishment : January 01, 1907
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:31:03 (17th July 2024)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.36% (2010-2020)
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Pontotoc County is located at 34°43'41"N 96°41'4"W (34.7280000, -96.6844400). It has 7 neighbors: Murray County, Coal County, Garvin County, Hughes County, Johnston County, McClain County and Seminole County.

Pontotoc County map

The largest city of Pontotoc County is Ada with a population of 17,239. Other cities include and Byng population 1,204. See all Pontotoc County cities & populated places.

Pontotoc County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Pontotoc County.

City Name Population Title
Ada 17,239 City in and the county seat of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
Byng 1,204 Human settlement in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Allen 930 Town in Oklahoma, USA
Roff 715 Town in Oklahoma
Stonewall 524 Town in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, United States
Francis 321 Town in Oklahoma, United States
Fitzhugh 234 Town in Oklahoma, USA

Pontotoc County has 7 neighbours.

  • Ada


The population of Pontotoc County increased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,492 - census
2011 37,749 0.68% estimation process
2012 38,060 0.82% estimation process
2013 38,159 0.26% estimation process
2014 38,286 0.33% estimation process
2015 38,336 0.13% estimation process
2016 38,512 0.46% estimation process
2017 38,371 -0.37% estimation process
2018 38,272 -0.26% estimation process
2019 38,284 0.03% estimation process
2020 38,397 0.29% estimation process

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