Tishomingo, Oklahoma

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Tishomingo is a city in Johnston County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 3,162 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Johnston County[3]. It was the first capital of the Chickasaw Nation. Murray State College, a community college, with an annual enrollment of 1,600 students is located in Tishomingo. It is and has been the hometown to many Native Americans. It is also the location of KTSH, an automated radio station that once played classical music on 99.7Mhz on FM1.

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Geography

Tishomingo is located at 34°14′8″N 96°40′39″W / 34.23556°N 96.6775°W / 34.23556; -96.6775 (34.235575, -96.677542)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.3 km²), of which, 4.7 square miles (12.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.63%) is water.

History

Tishomingo was named for Chief Tishomingo of the Chickasaw Nation who lived on the Trail of Tears after the Chickasaws had been removed from their original homelands, located in and around Tishomingo. Mississippi.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,162 people, 1,218 households, and 768 families residing in the city. The population density was 671.0 people per square mile (259.2/km²). There were 1,407 housing units at an average density of 298.6/sq mi (115.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 73.12% White, 4.65% African American, 15.24% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 5.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.04% of the population.

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