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Shawnee is a city in Pottawatomie County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Indian tribe.
The latitude of Shawnee is 35.327N. The longitude is -96.925W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,060 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,446.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shawnee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pottawatomie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oklahoma City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74801 ZIP code.
13% of Shawnee residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shawnee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shawnee was $15,676, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Shawnee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Shawnee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $647.
Libraries in Shawnee include Shawnee Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Shawnee include Shawnee News-Star
TV stations in Shawnee include KTUZ.
Pottawatomie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shawnee political report.
The average commute time for Shawnee workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Shawnee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Shawnee include Motel 6.
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