Adair
General County Information

County Seat: Stilwell

Bordering Arkansas, Adair County was created at statehood and named for a well-known Cherokee Indian family. The county seat has been located in Stilwell since 1910. Primary industries of the county include food processing and canning, poultry raising, cattle ranching, and horse breeding. The Annual Strawberry Festival is held on the second Saturday in May in Stilwell. Sites of interest within Adair County include the Old Baptist Missionary Church, built by the "Trail of Tears" Cherokee Indians in 1836, located north of Stilwell near Westville. A marker stands near the community of Watts recognizing Fort Wayne, a military post established in 1838. Abandoned in 1842, it was reactivated and became the site of a Civil War battle in 1862.

State District Court Information
Favorability to Defendant: 3
Ratings Guide: 1=Extremely Favorable 2=Moderately Favorable 3=Neutral 4=Moderately Unfavorable 5=Extremely Unfavorable

State Court Judges:
Elizabeth Brown

Comments:
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Notable Verdicts

Morelaw is a free reporting service that plaintiff and defense lawyers use. So, it is not necessarily a representative cross-section of verdicts. In our opinion, the plaintiff's bar reports favorable outcomes more frequently than the defense bar reports favorable outcomes. www.morelaw.com
 

Date:  4/03/2012
Case Style: State of Oklahoma, ex rel. Department of Transportation v. Larry Dale Snyder 
Judge: J. Jeffery Payton
Outcome: Defendant’s verdict for $45,000
Description: eminent domain theory

For More Information:
http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=CV-2004-400&s=OK&d=55071
 

Date: 2/24/10
Case Style: State of Oklahoma, ex rel. Department of Transportation v Armon Dee Ames
Judge: J. Jeffery Payton
Outcome: Defendant’s verdict for $40,000
Description: eminent domain theory

For More Information:
http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=CV-2004-401&s=OK&d=43037

Employment Information

Unemployment Rate:
December 2016: 5.5%
December 2015: 5.2%
December 2014: 6.9%
December 2013: 9.3%
December 2012: 10.1%
December 2011: 9.4%
December 2010: 9.6%

Major Employers:
Primary industries include food processing and canning industries, poultry farms, cattle ranches, horse breeders, and strawberry fields.

Demographic Information

Housing Units:
State Total: 1,711,453
County Total: 9,242

Poverty Populations:
State: 16.1%
County: 28.4%

Median Household Income:
State: $48,568
County: $33,404

Populations:
State: 3,923,561
County: 22,236