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A County in Oklahoma
1890, this county was designated simply as "C" County. By treaty
with the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes, on 19 April 1892, the county was
officially opened to settlers by land rush.
on that date, the county name became Blaine in honor of James Gillespie
Blaine, Senator, Speaker of the House, and Republican candidate for
President in 1884.
The County seat is
Watonga, named for Wa-ton-gha, Arapaho Chief.
The word means black coyote.