Beaver County is in the
northwest part of Oklahoma at the eastern edge of the
panhandle and is bordered by Kansas on the north and
Texas on the south. Located 223 miles northwest of
Oklahoma City, it was created from the eastern one-third
of the OK panhandle area.
Beaver County has a population of 5,857. Named for
Beaver River, it comprised the entire panhandle prior to
statehood. Its county seat, Beaver, with a current
population of 1,570, was at one time the capital of
Bordered on the north by Kansas and the south by Texas,
Beaver County was crossed by the Jones and Plummer Trail.
Established around 1874, this trail served first as a
supply route and then a cattle trail between Texas and
Beaver County encompasses 1,817 square miles of basically
farm land. While the local economy is based on
agriculture and cattle, it is also supplemented by the
oil and gas industries, with the Colorado Interstate Gas
and Northern Natural Gas companies are located in Beaver.
Precipitation in Beaver County averages 20.3 inches
yearly; with an average January temperature of 38.1F and
an average of 77.7F for July.
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