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

The community of Alva is the Seat for Woods County.

Woods County was founded in 1893.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Woods had a population of 8,418 people. This is a decrease of 7.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,089 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Woods represented 0.26% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 62nd 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
20108,878-2.32%+5.46% since 2009
20098,418-7.38%+0.47% since 2008
20088,379-7.81%-1.09% since 2007
20009,089The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Alva   4,8145,2888.96% decrease  
Waynoka   9059938.86% decrease  
Freedom   2612713.69% decrease  
Dacoma   1401485.41% decrease  
Capron   40424.76% 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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