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    Jefferson County was named for President Thomas Jefferson, this county was created from a portion of Comanche county in Oklahoma Territory and the southwestern corner of the Chickasaw Nation. Ryan is the site of the first Jefferson County courthouse, which was built in 1894 by the Chickasaw Nation. However at statehood, Waurika was named the county seat, due to it being on the 98th Meridian, which served as the dividing line between Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory which ran through Waurika.


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220 North Main St., Room 302
Waurika, OK 73573
Phone (580)228-2029
Court Clerk
220 North Main St.
Waurika, OK 73573
Phone (580)228-2061

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