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Your Guide To Oklahoma County Oklahoma Genealogy
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Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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A county in central Oklahoma, identical to Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory. The name is a projection of the name of the principal community and city of the county, first known as Oklahoma Station, a stop on the Santa Fe Railway that later became Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma Place Names by George H. Shirk. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. 

The world's first installed parking meter was in Oklahoma City, on July 16, 1935. Carl C. Magee, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is generally credited with originating the parking meter. He filed for a patent for a "coin controlled parking meter" on May 13, 1935.


Biographies, Obituaries, Tidbits & Other bits of Oklahoma & Oklahoma Co. History




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