Facts about Our District and State

  • In 1907, at Oklahoma statehood, Wagoner County was organized.
  • Wagoner County has a total of 591 square miles, with land totaling 563 square miles of that, and 28 square miles of water.
  • In 2012 the Census Bureau estimated 75,780 people residing in Wagoner County, which are approximately 130.1 persons per square mile.
  • In Wagoner County District 1 alone there are approximately 24,266 residents at this time. The Census Bureau has projected that in the year 2017.
  • Wagoner County District 1 is home to the Port of  Johnston Port 33. The Port is one of the nation’s largest private inland Port with 2,500 acres and 60 industries. In 2001 study showed that moving freight by barge resulted in cost savings of $68 million for Oklahoma farmers, manufacturers and consumers, compared to the cost of alternative overland modes. It was estimated that one barge can carry the weight of 136 school buses, 750 pickup trucks, 12,000 refrigerators or 200 elephants.
  • Wagoner County District 1 is also the home of the Corp of Engineers Lock and Dam 18; a multi- purpose dam located at the end of 71st street with recreation areas.
  • Broken Arrow is the 5th largest city in the state.
  • Oklahoma has produced more astronauts than any other state.
  • Oklahoma has more man-made lakes than any other state with over one million surface acres of water and 2,000more miles of shoreline than the Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined.