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

The community of Arnett is the Seat for Ellis County.

Ellis County was founded in 1907. Ellis was created by taking area from Roger Mills and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ellis had a population of 3,925 people. This is a decrease of 3.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,075 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ellis represented 0.12% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 73rd 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
20104,151+1.87%+5.76% since 2009
20093,925-3.68%+1.24% since 2008
20083,877-4.86%+1.07% since 2007
20004,075The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Shattuck   1,2071,2745.26% decrease  
Arnett   4975204.42% decrease  
Gage   4034296.06% decrease  
Fargo   3193262.15% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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