Payne County, Oklahoma

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Payne County
Payne County Courthouse
Payne County Courthouse
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Payne 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°05′N 96°58′W / 36.08°N 96.97°W / 36.08; -96.97
Country United States
State Oklahoma
FoundedMay 2, 1890
Named forCapt. David L. Payne
Largest cityStillwater
 • Total697 sq mi (1,810 km2)
 • Land685 sq mi (1,770 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)
 • Estimate 
 • Density113/sq mi (44/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

Payne County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. At the 2000 census, 68,190 people lived there. Its county seat is Stillwater.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 697 square miles.