General County Information

County Seat: Medford

Located in north central Oklahoma, Grant County was named for President Ulysses S. Grant. Originally "L" County, this area was organized as a part of Oklahoma Territory. The economy of Grant County is basically agricultural, with Clyde Co-op Association's general offices in Medford, the county seat. Lamont is home to one of five world Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program sites, part of the Department of Energy's Global Climate Change Research Project of 1992.

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

State Court Judges:
Jack D. Hammontree

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General Court Information:

Notable Verdicts

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Employment Information

Unemployment Rate:
December 2016: 2.8%
December 2015: 2.8%
December 2014: 2.2%
December 2013: 3.4%
December 2012: 3.6%
December 2011: 3.8%
December 2010: 4.0%

Major Employers:
The county economy has largely been based on agriculture since before statehood. At statehood the principal crops included wheat, corn, oats, alfalfa, and forage sorghum with estimated value of $3.5 million. Farmers and ranchers had more than fourteen thousand each of hogs and cattle as well as almost thirteen thousand horses. Oil and gas were discovered In the early 1920s in the eastern part of the county near the Blackwell Field. On April 24, 1921, the first oil well in Grant County, was drilled near Deer Creek.

Demographic Information

Housing Units:

State Total: 1,711,453
County Total: 2,483

Poverty Populations:
State: 16.1%
County: 11.4%

Median Household Income:
State: $48,568
County: $50,250

State: 3,923,561
County: 4,517