Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

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Alfalfa County, Oklahoma
ALFALFA COUNTY COURTHOUSE.jpg
Alfalfa County Courthouse
Cherokee, Oklahoma
Built in 1921
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Alfalfa County
Location in the U.S. state of Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Founded1907
Named forWilliam H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray
SeatCherokee
Largest cityCherokee
Area
 • Total881 sq mi (2,282 km2)
 • Land866 sq mi (2,243 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (39 km2), 1.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)5,868[1]
 • Density6.5/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Alfalfa County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2010, 5,642 people lived there. Its county seat is Cherokee.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 881 square miles.

Bordering counties[change | change source]

  • Harper County, Kansas (northeast)
  • Grant County (east)
  • Garfield County (southeast)
  • Major County (south)
  • Woods County (west)
  • Barber County, Kansas (northwest)

Places[change | change source]

City[change | change source]

  • Cherokee

Towns[change | change source]

  • Aline
  • Amorita
  • Burlington
  • Byron
  • Carmen
  • Goltry
  • Helena
  • Jet
  • Lambert

Other[change | change source]

  • Ashley
  • Driftwood
  • Ingersoll
  • Nescatunga
  • Yewed

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2016.