Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stillwater: The most populous city in Payne County, Oklahoma. It is located on the Stillwater River in north-central Oklahoma. Stillwater is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Oklahoma State University campus and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.


Stillwater is a city located in the county of Payne in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its population at the 2010 census was 45,688 and a population density of 588 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 50,306 inhabitants.

The city was created 140 years ago in 1883.

Stillwater locator map
Location of Stillwater on Oklahoma map.

Quick Facts about Stillwater

Population : 50,306 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
County : Payne County
Postal code : 74074–74078
Phone Area Codes : 405
Area : 77.73 km2
Altitude : 984 feet / 300 meters
Capital city : Stillwater is capital of Payne County
Establishment : January 01, 1884 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:12:10 (24th May 2024)
Density : 647 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.18% (2010-2020)
Downtown Stillwater image
Downtown Stillwater
Downtown Stillwater image


Stillwater is located at 36°6'56"N 97°3'30"W (36.1156100, -97.0583700).

Stillwater map


The population of Stillwater increased by 9.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,688 - census
2011 46,264 1.25% estimation process
2012 46,723 0.98% estimation process
2013 47,426 1.48% estimation process
2014 48,454 2.12% estimation process
2015 49,135 1.39% estimation process
2016 49,769 1.27% estimation process
2017 50,039 0.54% estimation process
2018 50,479 0.87% estimation process
2019 50,299 -0.36% estimation process
2020 50,306 0.01% estimation process

Stillwater zip code is 74074. County name: Payne, County fips: 40119

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People born in Stillwater (41)

People born in Stillwater, including athlete David Roberts, actress Irene Miracle, actor James Marsden, .


  • Robert DoQui (actor) he was born in 20/04/1934
  • Matt Holliday (American professional baseball player, outfielder) he was born in 15/01/1980
  • Sam Saletta (American television actor, film actor, actor and musician) he was born in 01/10/1984
  • Kim Little (actress) she was born in 01/01/1970
  • Tyson Ritter (American singer) he was born in 24/04/1984
  • Nick Wheeler (American musician) he was born in 20/03/1982
  • Jadin Gould (actress) she was born in 20/06/1998
  • Artie Smith (American football player) he was born in 15/05/1970
  • Ben Cline (Virginia politician) he was born in 29/02/1972
  • Brad Leftwich (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Cari Groce (American tennis player)
  • Carmen Forest (American handball player) she was born in 21/04/1955
  • Cory T. Williams (American politician)
  • Earl Lunsford (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 19/10/1933
  • J. P. Machado (American football player) he was born in 06/01/1976
  • James E. Hill (United States general) he was born in 01/10/1921
  • Jeremy Gibbs (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 03/07/1985
  • John Fischer (American judge) he was born in 01/01/1948

Schools in Stillwater

College & universities near Stillwater, OK

Code Name City ZIP
207388 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater (OK) 74078-1015
365480 Meridian Technology Center Stillwater (OK) 74074-1899
207209 Langston University Langston (OK) 73050
246017 Central Technology Center Drumright (OK) 74030

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Stillwater, OK

Code Name Address Type
GUT Guthrie, OK 409 West Oklahoma Ave. RAIL
OKC Santa Fe Depot 100 South E.K. Gaylord Blvd. RAIL
TLS Tulsa, Oklahoma 317 South Detroit St. BUS
NOR Norman 200 South Jones Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Stillwater

Post Office Name City ZIP
Stillwater Post Office Stillwater (OK) 74074
Perkin Post Office Perkins (OK) 74059
Glen Post Office Glencoe (OK) 74032
Ripley Post Office Ripley (OK) 74062
Morrison Post Office Morrison (OK) 73061

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Payne County

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

City Name Population Title
Cushing 7,582 Town in Oklahoma
Perkins 2,801 City in Oklahoma, United States
Yale 1,215 City in Oklahoma, United States
Glencoe 609 City in Payne County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Ripley 414 City in Payne County, Oklahoma, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Stillwater distances to largest Oklahoma cities