Oklahoma Roger Mills County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Oklahoma Roger Mills County.

1. Branch Library CHEYENNE – MINNIE R SLIEF MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 Don Cearlock Avenue, Cheyenne, OK 73628
Phone Number: (580) 497-3777 Roger Mills N/A N/A

Overview of Roger Mills County, Oklahoma

Roger Mills County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 3,436. Its county seat is Cheyenne.

History

Roger Mills County takes its name from Roger Q. Mills, a prominent American politician from Texas.

The town of Cheyenne in Roger Mills County, is the location of the Battle of Washita River (also called Battle of the Washita; Washita Battlefield), where George Armstrong Custer’s 7th U.S. Cavalry attacked Black Kettle’s Cheyenne village on the Washita River on November 26, 1868.

During the 1970’s Roger Mills County and the surrounding area would benefit from the natural gas and oil development in the Panhandle-Hugoton field, the largest-volume gas field in the United States, and the world’s largest known source of helium. Between 1973 and 1993 the field produced over 8-tillion cubic feet (230,000,000 m³) of gas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,969 km² (1,146 mi²). 2,957 km² (1,142 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.40% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Ellis County (north)
  • Dewey County (northeast)
  • Custer County (east)
  • Beckham County (south)
  • Wheeler County, Texas (southwest)
  • Hemphill County, Texas (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 3,436 people, 1,428 households, and 988 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (3/mi²). There are 1,749 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.76% White, 0.29% Black or African American, 5.47% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 2.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,428 households out of which 29.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% are married couples living together, 6.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% are non-families. 28.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,078, and the median income for a family is $35,921. Males have a median income of $22,224 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,821. 16.30% of the population and 11.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.40% of those under the age of 18 and 10.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma has the following cities and towns:

  • Cheyenne
  • Hammon
  • Reydon
  • Strong City