Hennessey, Oklahoma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hennessey, Oklahoma
Motto(s): 
"A Light on the Prairie"
Location of Hennessey, Oklahoma
Location of Hennessey, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°6′29″N 97°53′54″W / 36.10806°N 97.89833°W / 36.10806; -97.89833Coordinates: 36°6′29″N 97°53′54″W / 36.10806°N 97.89833°W / 36.10806; -97.89833
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyKingfisher
Area
 • Total3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Land3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,161 ft (354 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,058
 • Density552.7/sq mi (213.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
73742
Area code(s)405
FIPS code40-33700[1]
GNIS feature ID1093669[2]

Hennessey is a town in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. The population is 2,224.

History[change | change source]

The town is named after Pat Hennessy, an Iris Frighter, who was killed at the current location of the town in April, 1874.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.