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Welcome to Jenks ...
The location of Jenks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jenks has a population of 23,767 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Jenks.
Jenks is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Jenks lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Jenks: (918) and (539)<5>
Websites for Jenks ...
Official Website: www.jenks.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jenks had an population of 23,767 people. This is an increase of 40.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 148.69% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jenks had a population of 16,924 people. This makes Jenks the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Jenks represents 0.45% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,924 people, the population of Jenks increased 77.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,557 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jenks.
Communities Also Named Jenks ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Jenks - they are located in Georgia, Michigan (2), Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jenks.
Communities near Jenks ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jenks.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jenks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jenks.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jenks. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jenks.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jenks. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jenks.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jenks ...
Looking for more information about Jenks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Jenks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jenks.
Adding Jenks to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jenks in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jenks was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Jenks on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1948).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jenks on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jenks: www.jenks.com/
The official website for Tulsa County: www.tulsacounty.org/
The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022