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Garfield County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 60,580. Enid is the county seat
and largest city within Garfield County. The county is named after President James A. Garfield.
Garfield County comprises the Enid, OK Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Named for President James A. Garfield.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Prior to the Land Run of 1893, Garfield County was named O County and was part of the Cherokee Outlet, occupied by the Cherokee people following the Treaty of New Echota and the Cherokee trail of tears. Historically, the area was a hunting ground for the Wichita, Osage, and Kiowa tribes.
Oklahoma History Center
Located in north-central Oklahoma, Garfield County is bounded on the north by Grant County, on the east by Noble County, on the south by Logan and Kingfisher counties, and on the west by Major and Alfalfa counties. Comprised of 1,059.94 square miles of land and water, Garfield County lies within the Red Bed Plains physiographic region. The county is drained by Black Bear, Boggy, Red Rock, Rock, Skeleton, and Turkey creeks. Named for Pres. James A. Garfield, the county is noted for its wheat production. At the turn of the twenty-first century incorporated towns included Breckinridge, Carrier, Covington, Douglas, Drummond, Fairmont, Garber, Hillsdale, Hunter, Kremlin, Lahoma, Waukomis, North Enid, and Enid, the county seat....GARFIELD COUNTY
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,060 square miles (2,700 km2), of which 1,058 square miles
(2,740 km2) is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) (0.2%) is water.
Several creeks run through the county, including Black Bear, Boggy, Red Rock, Rock, Skeleton, and Turkey.
Bordering counties are as follows: