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Overview

Introduction to Guthrie, Oklahoma

Guthrie, Oklahoma, in Logan county, is 15 miles N of Edmond, Oklahoma and 28 miles N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is considered part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

Guthrie History

Guthrie was permanently settled on April 22, 1889. The first brick block building in the area was built by Hobart Johnstone Whitley, the Father of Hollywood. The first post office of the area was established on April 4, 1889. The city became the first capital of Oklahoma in 1907, a title it held until June 11, 1910. The city was named after John Guthrie, a Kansas judge.

Guthrie and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Territorial Museum
  • Noble Park
  • State Capital Publishing Museum
  • National Lighter Museum
  • Frontier City Theme Park
  • State Capital State Park

Things To Do In Guthrie

Guthrie offers easy access to several museums, including the Edmond Historical Society Museum, the State Capital Publishing Museum, the National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame Museum and the Oklahoma Frontier Drugstore Museum. Highland Park and Noble Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. Local celebrations include the Apples & Quilts Festival, the International Bluegrass Festival and the Jazz Banjo Festival.

Guthrie Transportation

Stillwater Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Guthrie Higher Education

The University of Central Oklahoma, Southern Nazarene University and Langston University provide higher education in the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,063
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+4,779
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married38.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,228
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,539
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,130

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,611
% Above Poverty Level81.1%
% Below Poverty Level18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$686
Median House Value$113,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.4%
German17.8%
Irish9.1%
English6.5%
Scottish3.6%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish1%
Italian1%
Finnish0.5%
Polish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
African0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Czech0.1%
Australian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Guthrie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Logan County
Standard Zip Codes73044
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.84
Approximate Longitude-97.42

Guthrie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGUTHRIE 5 S
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationKINGFISHER 2 SE
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationCHANDLER 1
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 47 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcadia186$62,813
Cashion688$61,719
Coyle266$49,375
Crescent1,394$44,821
Langston1,412$51,250
Mulhall301$50,625

Guthrie Public Libraries

Guthrie Public Library
201 N DIVISION
Guthrie, Oklahoma
(405) 282-0050

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Guthrie Hospitals

Mercy Hospital Logan County
(Non-profit)
200 South Academy Road
(405) 282-6700

Guthrie Public Schools

Central Es
321 East Noble Avenue
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-0352
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
Cotteral Es
2001 West Noble Avenue
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-5928
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Fogarty Es
902 North Wentz Street
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-5932
Primary
Total Enrollment 542
Guthrie Hs
200 North Crooks Drive
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-5906
High
Total Enrollment 997
Guthrie Jhs
705 East Oklahoma Avenue
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-5936
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
Guthrie Upper Es
702 North Crooks Drive
ZIP: 73044
(405) 282-5924
Middle
Total Enrollment 736

Guthrie Private Schools

St Mary Catholic School
502 E Warner Ave
ZIP: 73044
Elementary
Total Enrollment 120
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