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Time Zone: Atoka County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Atoka is the Seat for Atoka County.

Atoka County was founded in 1907.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Atoka had a population of 14,498 people. This is an increase of 4.46% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,879 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Atoka represented 0.4% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 48th most populous county (out of 77 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,182+2.18%-2.18% since 2009
200914,498+4.46%-0.51% since 2008
200814,573+5%+0.83% since 2007
200013,879The Last Census

More information can be found on the Atoka County Census Page for Atoka County.


Below are some of the communities located in Atoka County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Atoka County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Atoka   3,0522,9882.14% increase  
Stringtown   4153964.8% increase  
Tushka   3743458.41% increase  
Caney   2091995.03% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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