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Johnston County was created at statehood in 1907 and is named for Douglas H.
Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation. It is located in southern Oklahoma
and is 645 square miles. The county seat is Tishomingo. The population in the
year 2000 was 10, 513. The Chickasaw capitol built in 1896 became the county
courthouse. Johnston County was the home of both
William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray and Johnston Murray, father and son
governors of Oklahoma, and entertainer
I am Vivian Sternenberg, the webmaster. I am a native Oklahoman but have lived
in North Bend, Oregon for the past 17 years. The Johnston County surname I am
researching is: TURNER.
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