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Coal County was formed from the Choctaw Nation, the name being derived from the fact that coal underlies a large part of the county and is one of the chief sources of industry.
Its area is 522 square miles.
The surface is rolling and mining and agriculture are the principal industries. 

Source: The Oklahoma Red Book, Vol. II, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - 1912


Bromide; Cario; Centrahoma; Clarita; Coalgate; Cottonwood; Lehigh; Olney; Phillips; Tupelo

      Coal County, Oklahoma Data


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March 2018 - News - Accident & Crime articles added
December 2017 - Community news 1 added & 1960 Students
April 2017 - Community, Crime & Accidents added
April 2016 - Obits - Mary McLaughlan
January 2016 - News - Crime News - Charles Dumas Execution articles
December 2015 - Military  List of Mothers & Widows of American Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Entitled to Pilgrimage to War Cemeteries in Europe
October 2015 - Newspaper Articles - Accidents - Roy Ford Accident added 


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