General County Information

County Seat: Tishomingo

Johnston County was created at statehood and named for Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation. The county seat, Tishomingo, is the historic capital of the Chickasaw Nation. Wildlife and recreational areas include the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge, the Federal Fish Hatchery and Catfish Research Center near Reagan, and the Blue River Public Hunting and Fishing area north of Tishomingo. Blue River is stocked with trout every fall and trout derbies are held in February and November each year. Tishomingo is the home of Murray State College and Technical School and the Chickasaw Council House Museum. Johnston County was the home of both William H. Murray and son Johnston Murray, governors of Oklahoma; and entertainer Gene Autry.

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

State Court Judges:
Charles J. Migliorino

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General Court Information:

Notable Verdicts

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Employment Information

Unemployment Rate:
December 2016: 5.3%
December 2015: 6.3%
December 2014: 6.3%
December 2013: 7.6%
December 2012: 7.5%
December 2011: 7.8%
December 2010: 9.5%

Major Employers:
Meridian Aggregates
Sundowner Trailers

Demographic Information

Housing Units:

State Total: 1,711,453
County Total: 5,145

Poverty Populations:
State: 16.1%
County: 21.4%

Median Household Income:
State: $48,568
County: $38,776

State: 3,923,561
County: 11,022