Fort Supply, Oklahoma

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Fort Supply is a town in Woodward County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 328 at the 2000 census.

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History

Fort Supply,[1] is a town established one mile West of Camp Supply, a United States Army post established on November 18, 1868 as a "Camp of Supply" for the winter campaign against the Southern Plains Indians, led by General Philip Sheridan.

Geography

Fort Supply is located at 36°34′20″N 99°34′26″W / 36.57222°N 99.57389°W / 36.57222; -99.57389 (36.572271, -99.573856)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 328 people, 136 households, and 98 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,458.4 people per square mile (575.6/km²). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 760.3/sq mi (300.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.73% White, 0.30% African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.61% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 136 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.91.

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