Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

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Pottawatomie County
Pottawatomie County Courthouse in Shawnee
Pottawatomie County Courthouse in Shawnee
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Pottawatomie County
Location within the U.S. state of Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°12′N 96°56′W / 35.2°N 96.94°W / 35.2; -96.94
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Founded1891
Named forPotawatomi people
SeatShawnee
Largest cityShawnee
Area
 • Total793 sq mi (2,050 km2)
 • Land788 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Water5.7 sq mi (15 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
71,875
 • Density88/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district5th

Pottawatomie County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. 65,521 people lived there at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Shawnee.