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Beaver County, Oklahoma

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Beaver County, OK

Welcome to Beaver - Picture of sign

Founded in 1890
County Seat: Beaver

Picture of Lost Creek in Beaver Bend State Park
Lost Creek at Beavers Bend State Park

Beaver County lies in the Oklahoma Panhandle, a part of the Great Plains proper. It is one of only a few Oklahoma counties in that physiographic region. Kansas borders Beaver County on the north, and Texas on the south; Texas County abuts it on the west, and Harper and Ellis on the east. The concept of Beaver County did not come about until the formation of Cimarron Territory in 1886. That organization included all of No Man's Land, now the present three counties in the Panhandle. However, there were settlements in the area long before that time.

The land where Beaver County is located has been under several jurisdictions. At one time, it was part of Texas, before Texas became a state of the United States. There was a period of time that it was not part of the Oklahoma Territory but not a separate organized territory. After becoming part of the Oklahoma Territory in 1890, Beaver County (first called Seventh County) covered the entire Oklahoma Panhandle. At statehood on November 16, 1907, Cimarron County was taken from the western one-third, while Texas County was taken from the middle, leaving Beaver County only in the east. Its borders are now at 100°W (east), 37°N (north), 36.5°N

Cities and Townships


Map of Oklahoma with Beaver County after statehood highlighted in red

Baker Balko Beaver Benton Blue Grass
Boyd Bryans Corner Clear Lake Elmwood Floris
Forgan Gate Grand Valley Gray Knowles
Kokomo LaKemp Little Ponderosa Logan Mocane
Nabisco Slapout Sophia Turpin Tyrone

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September 2011
  • Added County Records - Marriage Index - Males last name starting with 'A' (187 entries)
  • Added Marriages
  • Added Newspaper Postings (Homestead Act - Publications)
  • Added Newspaper Postings (Historical Events - Commissioners Proceedings - November 12-16, 1907 - Final proceedings for Oklahoma Territory, 1st for State of Oklahoma) - (100+ individuals mentioned)
  • Added Newspaper Postings (Court News - Notice to Creditors)
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Surrounding Counties

Seward County, Kansas (Northwest)

Meade County, Kansas (North)

Clark County, Kansas (Northeast)

Texas County, Oklahoma (West)

Beaver County, Oklahoma

Harper County, Oklahoma (East)


Lipscomb County, Texas  (South)

Ellis County, Oklahoma (Southeast)

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