Settled by the Land Run of April 22, 1889, Logan County was designated County No. 1 when Oklahoma Territory was organized in 1890. It was later named for Senator John A. Logan of Illinois, popular Civil War general. Guthrie was the capital of the Territory and the State until June of 1910. Guthrie's central district is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the only continental United States territorial capital that is substantially the same as it was during the 1890s. The Logan County History, Vols. I and II, give a comprehensive history of the county. It spans the period 1889-1977 and was compiled by Helen Freudenberger Holmes, editor and principal author. Guthrie has easy access from I-35, S.H. 33 and S.H. 77, and is served by the Santa Fe Railroad. Light manufacturing includes products such as hydraulic lifts, display islands, wooden shipping pallets, mattresses and caskets. Community facilities include two municipal lakes for water supply and recreation, a swimming pool, library, hospital, four city parks, three sports areas, two golf courses and an airport for small planes. Places of interest include the Oklahoma Territorial Museum, the Oklahoma State Capital Publishing Museum, the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Pioneer Drugstore Museum, Olds House Museum, the historic downtown district and the Lazy E Arena complex, all in Guthrie. Location: Logan County is in central Oklahoma. Climate: The average precipitation is 47.1 inches yearly in this area. January's average temperature is 42.0 degrees Fahrenheit and July's average is 80.8 degrees Fahrenheit. County Seat: Guthrie Distances: Guthrie to: Oklahoma City - 32 miles Enid - 62 miles Tulsa - 91 miles Land Area: 749 square miles of rolling hills and level plains with two major streams
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Logan County Genealogy Society
Non-profit educational organization that exists to collect, preserve, publish and maintain genealogical material and assist members with research. Includes information about library, publications and membership form.
The Political Graveyard: Logan County, Oklahoma
Database provides political history, cemetery locations, and brief biographies of politicians who were born, lived or died in the county.
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