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

The community of Newkirk is the Seat for Kay County.

Kay County was founded in 1895.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kay had a population of 46,110 people. This is a decrease of 4.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 48,080 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kay represented 1.39% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 15th 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
201046,562-3.16%+0.98% since 2009
200946,110-4.1%+0.49% since 2008
200845,886-4.56%-0.15% since 2007
200048,080The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ponca City   24,78225,9194.39% decrease  
Blackwell   7,2037,6686.06% decrease  
Tonkawa   3,1713,2993.88% decrease  
Newkirk   2,1452,2434.37% decrease  
Kaw City   3713720.27% decrease  

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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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