Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States Information And Events

Oklahoma City Oklahoma, United States Information And Events
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Location: Oklahoma, United States
Official Website: http://www.okc.gov/
Coordinates: 35.4822° N, 97.535° W

Oklahoma City Fun Facts

Architectural Record/Oct 2012 is a book about Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City is about 1,608.90 square kilometers with a population of 591,967 in the year 2011.

The Dale Rogers Training Center in Oklahoma City is a nonprofit vocational training center for individuals with disabilities.

Oklahoma City's geo-coordinates are 35.4822° N, 97.535° W.

Sample list of famous events happened in Oklahoma City:

  • NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
  • Oklahoma City bombing
  • World Cup of Softball
  • Moore Tornado
  • DeadCENTER Film Festival
  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

There were 204,493 households in Oklahoma City in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Oklahoma City is home to the American Banjo Museum, which houses a large collection of highly decorated banjos from the early 20th century and exhibits on the history of the banjo and its place in American history.

Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City is located in the "Furniture District" on the Westside.

Oklahoma City was settled on April 22, 1889, when the area known as the "Unassigned Lands" was opened for settlement in an event known as "The Land Run".

On May 20, 2013, far southwest Oklahoma City, along with Newcastle and Moore, was hit again by a EF5 tornado; it was 0.5 to 1.3 miles (0.80 to 2.09 km) wide and killed 23 people.

Oklahoma City's official website is http://www.okc.gov/

Sample list of tourist attractions in Oklahoma City:

  • White Water Bay
  • Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
  • Oklahoma City National Memorial
  • Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden
  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
  • Myriad Botanical Gardens
  • Frontier City
  • Kirkpatrick Auditorium
  • Hambrick Botanical Gardens
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art
  • Oklahoma Railway Museum
  • Citizens State Bank
  • H&H Shooting Sports Complex

Sample list of people who were the mayor of Oklahoma City:

  • Mick Cornett ( Current Mayor, from 02 Mar 2004 )

The oklahoma city was the deadliest terror attack in the history of the United States until the attacks of September 11, 2001, and remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S.

On April 18, 2008 the NBA had provided conditional approval for the franchise to move to Oklahoma City for the 2008–09 season.

List of sports teams from Oklahoma City:

  • Oklahoma City Blazers ( Ice Hockey )
  • Oklahoma City Thunder ( Basketball )

There were 248,381 addresses in Oklahoma City in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

List of airports near Oklahoma City:

  • Wiley Post Airport
  • Will Rogers World Airport

Oklahoma City is served by two primary airports, Will Rogers World Airport and the much smaller Wiley Post Airport (incidentally, the two honorees died in the same plane crash in Alaska) Will Rogers World Airport is the state's busiest commercial airport, with over 3.6 million passengers annually.

Oklahoma City is in the Central Time Zone.

The oklahoma city is believed the streetcar would begin construction in 2014 and be in operation around 2017.

Sample list of newspapers published in Oklahoma City:

  • Capital Hill Beacon
  • Oklahoma Gazette

Oklahoma City is protected by the Oklahoma City Fire Department (OKCFD), which employs 1015 paid, professional firefighters.

Population of Oklahoma City was 591,967 in the year 2011.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Oklahoma City:

  • Mark Holton ( Actor )
  • Arash Markazi ( Journalist, Writer and Sports journalism )
  • Joe Haldeman ( Writer, Novelist, Author and Screenwriter )
  • David Hall ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Lauren Lane ( Actor and Professor )
  • Ted Shackelford ( Actor )
  • Andrew Rice ( Politician and Statesman )
  • Skip Bayless ( Writer, Commentator and Actor )
  • Jim Guy Tucker ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Lance Cargill ( Politician )
  • Lon Chaney, Jr. ( Actor )
  • Kay Francis ( Actor )
  • Ralph Ellison ( Writer, Novelist, Essayist and Author )
  • Robert German ( Singer )
  • Brian Bosworth ( American football player, Actor and Real Estate Broker )
  • Suzy Amis ( Actor and Model )
  • Jennifer Miriam ( Nude Glamour Model and Actor )
  • Johnny Bench ( Baseball player )
  • Colleen Marie ( Nude Glamour Model )
  • Eugene Nida
  • Plato Andros ( American football player )
  • Manuel Perez, Jr.
  • Josh Scobey ( American football player )
  • Billy Bajema ( American football player )
  • Bob Kalsu ( American football player )
  • Jerry Azumah ( American football player )
  • Antonio Smith ( American football player )
  • Rashaun Woods ( American football player )
  • Greg Richmond ( American football player )
  • Mark Jermaine Clayton ( American football player )
  • Dan Hampton ( American football player )
  • Cornell Green ( American football player )
  • Dennis Byrd ( American football player )
  • Clendon Thomas ( American football player )
  • Blake Griffin ( Athlete and Basketball player )
  • Sam Bradford ( American football player and Athlete )
  • Sherman Plunkett ( American football player )
  • Jim Wooldridge ( Basketball Coach )
  • Don Trull ( American football player )
  • Jim Spavital ( American football player )
  • Jim Sochor ( Coach )
  • James Pike
  • Ken Wilber ( Author )
  • Gerald Brisco ( Wrestler and Television producer )
  • Bill Watts ( Wrestler and American football player )
  • Shelden Williams ( Basketball player )
  • Antoine Carr ( Basketball player )
  • William A. Martin ( Computer Scientist )
  • Tyler Arnason
  • Kathy Taylor

There were about 125,773 mortgages in Oklahoma City in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Census, the racial composition of Oklahoma City was as follows:.

Residents of Oklahoma City suffered substantial losses on April 19, 1995 when Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb in front of the Murrah building.

The unemployment rate of Oklahoma City was 4.09% in the year 2008.

There were about 4,634 foreclosures in Oklahoma City in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Oklahoma City is located in Oklahoma, United States of America.

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