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Wewoka is a city in Seminole County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Creek term for "roaring water."

The latitude of Wewoka is 35.158N. The longitude is -96.493W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,417.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$19,490
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wewoka demographic reports
The Seminole, driven from their native Florida, moved here in 1866.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 6.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Gil Morgan, golfer
Local festivals include:
  • Sorghum Festival - Oct. 27, 2007
  • Cedar Street Blues & Jazz Festival - June 30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wewoka web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Seminole Nation Museum
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 Wewoka demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Seminole 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 74884 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Wewoka residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wewoka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wewoka was $12,039, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Wewoka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wewoka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $471.


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Libraries in Wewoka include Wewoka Public Library ... View libraries

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Seminole County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wewoka political report.

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The average commute time for Wewoka workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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