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Overview

Introduction to Grove, Oklahoma

Grove, Oklahoma, in Delaware county, is 50 miles NW of Fayetteville, Arkansas and 74 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. About 5,131 people live in Grove.

Grove History

Grove became a well known trading center in 1817. During the Civil War, Federal troops referred to the area as Round Grove. George Ward built the first house in Grove. August Safe and Tredwell Remsen established the first general stores in the area. The town site was laid in 1901. In 1907, it became the county seat of Delaware County. However, the county seat was transferred to Jay in 1911.

Grove and nearby Attractions

  • Honey Creek Recreation Area
  • Har-Ber Village
  • Bernice State Park
  • Delaware County Historical Society & Mariee Wallace Museum
  • Cherokee State Park
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

Things To Do In Grove

While in Grove, one can pay a visit to a number of museums and historic sites, such as the Har-Ber Village, the Dobson Museum and the George Washington Carver National Monument. The Lendonwood Gardens, the Grand Lake O' Cherokees and the Honey Creek Recreation Area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Apart from these, the city hosts various annual festivals like the American Heritage Music Festival, Grovefest, Pelican Festival, Cajun Festival and the Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Fest.

Grove Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Grove Higher Education

Missouri Southern State College, Northeastern State University and Pittsburg State University provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 6,685
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 32.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,284
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,956
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $147,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.8%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 14.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NW of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 74344
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74345
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.593
Longitude -94.768

Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANDERSON
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station VINITA 2 N
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station BENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Afton 1,063 $40,909
Bernice 518 $43,438
Fairland 1,123 $43,438
Jay 2,572 $30,781
Ketchum 439 $41,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grove Hospitals

INTEGRIS GROVE GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1310 SOUTH MAIN STREET
(918) 786-2243
Emergency Service: Yes

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Grove High Schools

GROVE HS
300 FORD RD
918-786-2208
Serves 714 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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