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Ponca City Information

Ponca City History Tid-Bits

Statistics & Demographics

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Oklahoma means "Land of the Red People" in the Choctaw Language.

Admitted to the Union November 16, 1907, the 46th state

Divided into 77 counties with a total area of 69,957 square miles

Ranks 18th in area at 69,957 square miles:

  • 68,656 square miles of land, 7.5 million areas of forest
  • 1,301 square miles of water, and more coastline than the Atlantic and Gulf together

Oklahoma is bordered by six states: Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Missouri and Arkansas

State Motto: Labor Omnia Vincit (Labor Conquers All Things)

State Colors: Green and White

State Tree: Redbud (Cercis Canadensis)

State Animal: American Buffalo (Bison)

State Bird: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Muscivora Forficata)

State Fish: White Bass (Sand Bass) (Morone Chrysops)

State Flower: Mistletoe (Phoradendron Serotinum)

State Rock: Rose Rock (Barite Rose)

State Nickname: Sooner State

State Reptile: Mountain Boomer (Collared Lizard)