Enid, Oklahoma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Enid
City
Enid, Oklahoma
Downtown Enid
Downtown Enid
Official seal of Enid
Seal
Nickname(s): "Wheat Capital of the United States", "Queen Wheat City of Oklahoma",
Motto: "Purple Martin Capital of Oklahoma"[1]
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 36°24′2″N 97°52′51″W / 36.40056°N 97.88083°W / 36.40056; -97.88083Coordinates: 36°24′2″N 97°52′51″W / 36.40056°N 97.88083°W / 36.40056; -97.88083
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Garfield
Founded 1893
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Bill Shewey
 • City Manager Jerald Gilbert
Area
 • City 74.1 sq mi (191.8 km2)
 • Land 74.0 sq mi (191.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 49,379
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 50,725
 • Density 666.4/sq mi (257.45/km2)
 • Metro 62,267 (US: 134th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-23950[4]
GNIS feature ID 1092626[5]
Website www.enid.org

Enid is the county seat of Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 47,045 at the 2000 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. Norman, Jack L, "Oklahoma has a purple martin capital and it’s Enid Archived 2013-01-22 at Archive.is", Enid News & Eagle, March 1, 2007
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-08-30. 
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-08-30. 
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.