Oklahoma State Government Online
Oklahoma Services Online
- Where to Write for Vital Statistics
Information on obtaining birth, death, marriage and divorce records issued in the State of Oklahoma
- Business Registration & Filings
Forms and filing information from the Secretary of State
- OSCN Court Records
Search for Oklahoma court records
- On Demand Court Records (ODCR)
A second site for searching Oklahoma court records
- Tax Commission Online Services
Online services from the Oklahoma Tax Commission
- Bicameral legislature
- Biennial meetings
- Oklahoma House of Representatives has 101 members, each serve a 2-year term
- Oklahoma Senate has 48 members, each serving a 4-year term
- Oklahoma State Legislature
Official website of the Oklahoma State Legislature
- Find My Legislator
Locate your state legislators by address
- Bill Tracking & Search
Track or search current or past (1993 forward) legislation
- Search Text of Measure
Keyword search of current and past (1993 forward) legislation
Oklahoma Laws & Rules
- Oklahoma Session Laws
Session laws from 1998 forward
- Oklahoma Administrative Code and Online Register
The online Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) is unofficial and contains rules and executive orders. The official OAC is published annually in paper and is available at the Tulsa City-County Library.
Governor and State FAQs
What is the address of the Governor's Mansion?
The address to the Governor's Mansion is 820 N. E. 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.
Who are the elected officials for the state of Oklahoma?
List of elected officials from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Who are the Oklahoma Supreme Court Justices?
- District 1 -- Justice John F. Rief
Claremore. Phone: (405)521-3846
- District 2 -- Chief Justice Patrick R. Wyrick
- District 3 -- Justice Noma Gurich
Oklahoma City. Phone: (405)521-3839.
- District 4 -- Justice Yvonne Kauger
Colony. Phone: (405)521-3841.
- District 5 --Justice James R. Winchester
Chickasha. Phone: (405)521-3842
- District 6 -- Justice Tom Colbert
Tulsa. Phone: (405)521-3843
- District 7 -- James E. Edmondson
Muskogee. Phone: (405)521-3830
- District 8 --Justice Douglas L. Combs
Shawnee. Phone: (405)521-3847
- District 9 -- Justice Joseph M. Watt
Altus. Phone: (405)521-3848
How can I locate a state agency?
State Legislature FAQs
- What is the toll free number for the Oklahoma Legislature when in session?
What is the toll free number for the Oklahoma Legislature when in session?
1(800) 522-8502 and 1(800) 522-8506 (Relay Oklahoma).
For TDD users: 1(877) 299-3468 and 1(800) 722-0353.
How do I find out who my representatives and senators are in the Oklahoma Legislature?
Who are the Oklahoma State Representatives for Tulsa county?
District 11 -- Derrel Fincher (R)
District 16 -- Scott Fetgatter (R)
District 23 -- Terry O'Donnell (R)
District 29 -- Kyle Hilbert (R)
District 30 -- Mark Lawson (R)
District 36 -- Sean Roberts (R)
District 66 -- Jadine Nollan (R)
District 67 -- Jeff Boatman (R)
District 68 -- Lonnie Sims (R)
District 69 -- Sheila Dills (R)
District 70 -- Carol Bush (R)
District 71 -- Denise Brewer (D)
District 72 -- Monroe Nichols (D)
District 73 -- Regina Goodwin (D)
District 74 -- Mark Vancuren (R)
District 75 -- T.J. Marti (R)
District 76 -- Ross Ford (R)
District 77 -- John Waldron (D)
District 78 -- Meloyde Blancett (D)
District 79 -- Melissa Provenzano (D)
District 80 -- Stan May (R)
District 98 -- Dean Davis (R)
Who are the Oklahoma State Senators for Tulsa County?
District 11 -- Kevin Matthews (D)
District 12 -- James Leewright (R)
District 18 -- Kim David (R)
District 25 -- Joe Newhouse (R)
District 33 -- Nathan Dahm (R)
District 34 -- J.J. Dossett (D)
District 35 -- Gary Stanislawski (R)
District 36 -- John Haste (R)
Distrcit 37 -- Allison Ikley-Freeman (D)
District 39 -- Dave Rader (R)
How many Senators are in the Oklahoma State Senate, and what are their term limitations?
The Oklahoma State Senate is composed of 48 senators, representing the 48 senate districts of the state.
Senators are elected to 4 year terms. Senate elections are held every two years. Senators in odd numbered districts were elected in 1996. Senators in even numbered districts will run for election in 1998.
Candidates for election to the Senate must be at least 25 years old (Okla. Const., Art.5, Sec.17), and must be a qualified voters in their respective districts.
The Oklahoma Constitution (Art.5, Sec.17A) limits the length of legislative service of all legislators (both House and Senate) to 12 years.\
Source: Oklahoma Constitution, Section Article 5, Section 17.
How many Representatives are in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and what are their term limitations?
There are 101 members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing 101 House Districts of the State.
Representatives are elected to 2 year terms.
Candidates for election to the House must be at least 21 years old (Okla. Const., Art.5,Sec.17), and must be qualified voters in their respective districts.
Source: The Oklahoma Constitution (Art.5, Sec.17A) limits the length of legislative service of all legislators (both House and Senate) to 12 years.
When does the legislature convene?
According to Article V, Section 26 of the Oklahoma Constitution, regular sessions of the Legislature shall meet "at twelve o'clock noon on the first Monday in February of each year". In addition, the Legislature meets in regular session on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January in odd-numbered years from twelve noon until no later than five p.m. for organizational purposes outlined in the Constitution.
How long is a legislative session?
According to Article V, Section 26 of the Oklahoma Constitution, regular sessions of the Legislature shall be "adjourned sine die not later than five o'clock p.m. on the last Friday in May of each year."
Facts, Emblems & Symbols
- Formed by the combination of Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory on November 16, 1907, Oklahoma was the 46th state to enter the union.
- The word Oklahoma is derived from the Choctaw words okla and humma, meaning "red people"
- Quick Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
- Oklahoma has a land area of 69,919 square miles and ranks 18th in the nation in size
- According to the 2010 U.S. Census Oklahoma's population is 3,751,351
- Oklahoma has 77 counties
- Oklahoma's two most populous cities are Oklahoma City, with 579,999 residents, and Tulsa with 391,906
- The highest point in the state is Black Mesa in Cimarron County (4,973 ft); the lowest due east of Idabel in McCurtain County (287 ft)
- Oklahoma ranks fourth in the nation of all wheat, fourth in cattle and calf production; fifth in the production of pecans; sixth in peanuts and eighth in peaches (Oklahoma Agriculture 2011 Overview)
Who are the Oklahoma astronauts?
- Gordon Cooper, one of the original Mercury astronauts, was born in Shawnee, OK.
- Owen Garriott was born and raised in Enid. He spent 59 days on Skylab.
- Shannon Lucid graduated from Bethany High School. She is Oklahoma's most traveled astronaut.
- Willliam R. Pogue was born in Okemah and grew up in Sand Springs. William was also aboard Skylab.
- Stuart Roosa, a 1951 graduate of Claremore High School, orbited the moon for two days in 1975 as the command module pilot of Apollo 14.
- John B. Herrington was born in Wetumka.
- Thomas Stafford, a Weatherford native, took part in two Gemini missions.
How large is the state of Oklahoma in square miles?
According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, Oklahoma encompasses 69,903 square miles.
Source: Oklahoma Almanac 1995/1996, p.3
What is the meaning of the name, Oklahoma?
The name Oklahoma comes from the Choctaw language and means "Red Man." "Ukla" means person, and "huma" means red.
Source: Facts About the States 1993, p. 411.
When did Oklahoma become a state?
Oklahoma became a state November 16, 1907. It is the 46th state.
Oklahoma Almanac 1995/96, p. 3.
How many counties in Oklahoma?
- Adair County, Stilwell
- Alfalfa County, Cherokee
- Atoka County, Atoka
- Beaver County, Beaver
- Beckham County, Sayre
- Blaine County, Watonga
- Bryan County, Durant
- Caddo County, Anadarko
- Canadian County, El Reno
- Carter County, Ardmore
- Cherokee County, Tahlequah
- Choctaw County, Hugo
- Cimarron County, Boise City
- Cleveland County, Norman
- Coal County, Coalgate
- Comanche County, Lawton
- Cotton County, Walters
- Craig County, Vinita
- Creek County, Sapulpa
- Custer County, Arapaho
- Delaware County, Jay
- Dewey County, Taloga
- Ellis County, Arnett
- Garfield County, Enid
- Garvin County, Pauls Valley
- Grady County, Chickasha
- Grant County, Medford
- Greer County, Mangum
- Harmon County, Hollis
- Harper County, Buffalo
- Haskell County, Stigler
- Hughes County, Holdenville
- Jackson County, Altus
- Jefferson County, Waurika
- Johnston County, Tishomingo
- Kay County, Newkirk
- Kingfisher County, Kingfisher
- Kiowa County, Hobart
- Latimer County, Wilburton
- Le Flore County, Poteau
- Lincoln County, Chandler
- Logan County, Guthrie
- Love County, Marietta
- Major County, Fairview
- Marshall County, Madill
- Mayes County, Pryor
- McClain County, Purcell
- McCurtain County, Idabel
- McIntosh County, Eufaula
- Murray County, Sulphur
- Muskogee County, Muskogee
- Noble County, Perry
- Nowata County, Nowata
- Okfuskee County, Okemah
- Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City
- Okmulgee County, Okmulgee
- Osage County, Pawhuska
- Ottawa County, Miami
- Pawnee County, Pawnee
- Payne County, Stillwater
- Pittsburg County, McAlester
- Pontotoc County, Ada
- Pottawatomie County, Shawnee
- Pushmataha County, Antlers
- Roger Mills County, Cheyenne
- Rogers County, Claremore
- Seminole County, Wewoka
- Sequoyah County, Sallisaw
- Stephens County, Duncan
- Texas County, Guymon
- Tillman County, Frederick
- Tulsa County, Tulsa
- Wagoner County, Wagoner
- Washington County, Bartlesville
- Washita County, Cordell
- Woods County, Alva
- Woodward County, Woodward
What are the highest and lowest elevation points in Oklahoma?
The highest elevation in Oklahoma is the Black Mesa which is 4,973 feet or 1,516 meters above sea level.
Source: World Book Encyclopedia, v. 14, p. 714, 1998 Edition.
The lowest elevation in Oklahoma is along the Little River in McCurtain County which is 287 feet or 87 meters above sea level.
Source: World Book Encyclopedia, 1998 Edition, v. 14, p. 714.
Who was the first African-American to be elected judge in Oklahoma?
Amos T. Hall was appointed Special Judge of the District Court of Tulsa County in 1969 and served until 1970. In 1970 he was elected associate district judge of Tulsa County and served in that capacity until his death in 1971.
Source: "They Came Searching: How Blacks Sought the Promised Land in Tulsa", by Eddie Faye Gates. 976.68600496073 G223t 1997
What Oklahoma Olympic medalist was given an American Indian name?
Jim Thorpe received the name Bright Path from the Sac and Fox Indian tribe. He won the decathlon and the pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics.
Source: Tulsa World, April 21, 2003; p.H13.
Which homesteaders sneaked into Oklahoma first: The Sooners or the Boomers?
The Boomers. Oklahoma is unique in that large sections of Oklahoma were first opened to white settlement with massive races for prime land.
Source: Tulsa World, April 21, 2003; p.H13.
How many Oklahoma women have been named "Miss America"?
There have been six: Norma Smallwood of Bristow (1926); Jane Jayroe of Laverne (1967); Susan Powell of Elk City (1981); Shawntel Smith of Muldrow (1996); Jennifer Berry of Tulsa (2006); and Lauren Nelson of Lawton (2007).
Sources: Tulsa World, January 30, 2007; p. A1; Tulsa World, January 29, 2006; p. A6; Tulsa World, April 21, 2003; p.A13.
What are the historical population numbers for the state of Oklahoma?
1890 -- 258,657
1900 -- 790,319
1910 -- 1,657,155
1920 -- 2,028,283
1930 -- 2,396,040
1940 -- 2,336,434
1950 -- 2,233,351
1960 -- 2,328,284
1970 -- 2,559,229
1980 -- 3,025,290
1990 -- 3,145,585
2000 -- 3,450,654
2010 -- 3,751,351
Source: 2010 Census; 2000 Census; Historical Statistics of the States of the United States, 1993; p.74.
Where was Oklahoma's first capital?
Guthrie. The seat of government was moved to Oklahoma City in 1910 after state leaders judged Guthrie too Republican.
Source: Tulsa World, April 21, 2003; p.A13; Oklahoma - A Guide to the Sooner State by Kent Ruth, p. 423.
Who are Oklahoma's Five Indian Ballerinas?
The five women are: Moscelyne Larkin, originally from Miami, lived many years in Tulsa establishing Tulsa Ballet Theatre and a school for young dancers; Maria Tallchief and sister Marjorie Tallchief, Osage Indians who grew up in Fairfax; Rosella Hightower, from Durwood, named for a great lady in the history of the Choctaw tribe; and, Myra Yvonne Chouteau, a Shawnee-Cherokee Indian and a descendant of French trader Jean Pierre Chouteau.
Source: Tulsa World, April 6, 1997; Tulsa World, May 4, 2000, American Indian Ballerinas by Lili Cockerille Livingston, 1997.
How many miles of shoreline are in Oklahoma?
Listed below are some water facts for the state of Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma has approximately 55,646 miles of shoreline.
- Oklahoma contains approximately 1,401 square miles of water area in its lakes and ponds. (Larger than the state of Rhode Island!)
- Oklahoma has approximately 167,600 miles of rivers/streams.
- The longest river in Oklahoma is the Beaver/North Canadian River at 752 miles. The second longest is the Red River at 570 miles.
Source: Oklahoma Water Resource Board web site
What common traffic devices first appeared in Oklahoma towns?
The first parking meter appeared in Oklahoma City (1935) and was invented by Carlton Cole Magee in response to the growing problem of parking congestion. The first yield sign appeared in Tulsa (1950). The yield sign was invented by a former Tulsa Police Department member, Captain Clinton Riggs.
Source: Tulsa World, June 1, 2003; p.H2; Tulsa World, April 21, 2003; p.H13; "The History of Roads and Asphalt."
How many licensed drivers are in the state of Oklahoma?
According to the 2009 Crash Facts Book, there are 2,504,091 licensed drivers in Oklahoma and 123,906 motorcycles.
During that year 1,286,452 were female and 1,217,639 were male.
Source: Oklahoma Crash Facts, 2009. pp. 11, 16-17. (http://www.ok.gov/ohso/Crash_Data_and_Statistics/2009_Crash_Facts_Book.html)
What are the animals or plants on the endangered species list that live in Oklahoma?
Several Oklahoma State agencies compile a list of endangered species. The Oklahoma Agriculture Food and Forestry Department has a publication called "Protecting Oklahoma's Endangered Species from Pesticides" and The Department of Wildlife Conservation provides the list on their website under "Oklahoma's Endangered Species."
What is Red Dirt music?
Red Dirt Music is a music genre that gets its name from the color of soil found in Oklahoma. It is a combination of blues, bluegrass, country, rock, folk and field hollers.