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Holdenville is a city in Hughes County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for J.F. Holden, railroad official.

The latitude of Holdenville is 35.080N. The longitude is -96.398W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 866 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,575.


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Median household income
Local
$20,282
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Holdenville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fentress
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· T. Boone Pickens, industrialist
· Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, baseball player
· Clu Gulager, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Hughes County Free Fair - Aug. 16-18, 2007
  • Hog Wild Day - Oct. 7, 2007
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Holdenville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Holdenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hughes County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74848 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Holdenville residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holdenville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holdenville was $13,326, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Holdenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Holdenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $207.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $510.


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Libraries in Holdenville include Holdenville Grace Pickens Public Library ... View libraries

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Hughes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Holdenville political report.

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The average commute time for Holdenville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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