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Bartlesville is a city in Washington County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Jacob H. Bartles, settler who built a trading post and water system here.

The latitude of Bartlesville is 36.747N. The longitude is -95.98W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,708.


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Median household income
Local
$35,827
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bartlesville demographic reports
Bartlesville is on the Caney River.
Site where the state's first commercial oil well was completed, in 1897. Phillips Petroleum was founded here in 1917.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 100. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation listed the community as one of its Dozen Distinctive Destinations in 2006.
Well-known residents have included:
· Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum
· Gretchen Wyler, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Java Dave's
Local festivals include:
  • Sunfest - June 1-3, 2007
  • Indian Summer Festival - Sept. 14-16, 2007
  • Mozart International Festival - June 8-16, 2007
  • Woolaroc Kidsfest - June 23-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bartlesville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Bartlesville Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Osage Hills State Park
Historic sites and museums: Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve, Frank Phillips Home, Price Tower (designed by Frank Lloyd Wright)
Colleges and universities: Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bartlesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74006 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Bartlesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bartlesville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bartlesville was $21,195, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Bartlesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bartlesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $696.


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Libraries in Bartlesville include Bartlesville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bartlesville include Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

TV stations in Bartlesville include KDOR.

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bartlesville political report.

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The average commute time for Bartlesville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bartlesville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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