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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is the capital city of Oklahoma and the county seat of Oklahoma County in central [Page 511]Oklahoma. It was the thirty-first largest city in the United States and the largest city in Oklahoma, with a population of 579,999 recorded by the 2010 U.S. Census. Oklahoma City has grown by 14.6 percent since the 2000 U.S. Census. The city is part of the eight-county Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. With 1,253,987 people, it is the forty-fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
Oklahoma City is located in the Sandstone Hills region of Oklahoma. The North Canadian River bisects the city. Oklahoma City lies in the part of the former Indian Territory that included land ceded by the United States to the Muscogee Nation ...