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Bristow, Oklahoma
—  City  —
Location of Bristow, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°49′51″N 96°23′26″W / 35.83083°N 96.39056°W / 35.83083; -96.39056
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Creek
 - Total 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 - Land 3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,325
 - Density 1,299.2/sq mi (501.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74010
Area code(s) 918
FIPS code 40-08900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1090502[2]

Bristow is a city in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 4,325 at the 2000 census.



Bristow is located at 35°49′51″N 96°23′26″W / 35.83083°N 96.39056°W / 35.83083; -96.39056 (35.830720, -96.390675)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²), of which, 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.48%) is water. its Located in Oklahoma, USA


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,325 people, 1,793 households, and 1,161 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,299.2 people per square mile (501.5/km²). There were 2,019 housing units at an average density of 606.5/sq mi (234.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.42% White, 8.51% African American, 10.64% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 4.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.01% of the population.

There were 1,793 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 83.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,351, and the median income for a family was $31,618. Males had a median income of $28,475 versus $21,711 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,819. About 15.8% of families and 20.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.5% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

  • Gene Autry was a telegrapher in the 1920s at the Frisco Depot, which now houses the Bristow Chamber of Commerce.
  • Tom Paxton, influential American folk singer, moved to Bristow with his parents in 1948 and graduated from Bristow High.

Historic Buildings

Verification on National Register of Historic places website

  • Beard Motor Company (added 2004 - Building - #04000522) Also known as Bristow Chrysler Plymouth 210 E. 9th, Bristow
  • Bristow Motor Company Building (added 1995 - Building - #95000032) Also known as List Motor Company 500 N. Main St., Bristow (Bolin Ford building)
  • Bristow Presbyterian Church (added 1979 - Building - #79001992) 6th and Elm Sts., Bristow
  • Bristow Tire Shop (added 1995 - Building - #95000033) 115 W. Fourth St., Bristow
  • Little Deep Fork Creek Bridge (added 2003 - Structure - #03001237) Also known as Structure #19E0840N369003 0.33 mi. E of jct. of E0830 Rd. and N3700 Rd., Bristow *Texaco Service Station (added 1995 - Building - #95000034) 201 W. Fourth Ave., Bristow


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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