Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

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Alfalfa County
Alfalfa County Courthouse Cherokee, Oklahoma Built in 1921
Alfalfa County Courthouse
Cherokee, Oklahoma
Built in 1921
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Alfalfa County
Location within the U.S. state of Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°44′N 98°19′W / 36.73°N 98.32°W / 36.73; -98.32
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Founded1907
Named forWilliam H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray
SeatCherokee
Largest cityCherokee
Area
 • Total881 sq mi (2,280 km2)
 • Land866 sq mi (2,240 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (40 km2)  1.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
5,868[1]
 • Density6.5/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)