Enid, Oklahoma

city in and county seat of Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States

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

Enid
Enid, Oklahoma
Downtown Enid
Downtown Enid
Official seal of Enid
Nickname(s): 
"Wheat Capital of the United States", "Queen Wheat City of Oklahoma",
Motto(s): 
"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
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyGarfield
Founded1893
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorBill Shewey
 • City ManagerJerald Gilbert
Area
 • City74.1 sq mi (191.8 km2)
 • Land74.0 sq mi (191.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
1,240 ft (378 m)
Population
 • City49,379
 • Estimate 
(2013)[3]
50,725
 • Density670/sq mi (260/km2)
 • Metro
62,267 (US: 134th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)580
FIPS code40-23950[4]
GNIS feature ID1092626[5]
Websitewww.enid.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. Norman, Jack L, "Oklahoma has a purple martin capital and it’s Enid Archived 2013-01-22 at Archive.today", 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.