Bridge Creek, Oklahoma

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Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
School district
Location of Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
Location of Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°14′50″N 97°43′24″W / 35.24722°N 97.72333°W / 35.24722; -97.72333Coordinates: 35°14′50″N 97°43′24″W / 35.24722°N 97.72333°W / 35.24722; -97.72333
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Grady
Elevation 1,370 ft (418 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 340
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-08725[1]
GNIS feature ID 1090487[2]

Bridge Creek is a town in Grady County, Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2006 US Census estimate, the town is estimated to have a total population of 340.

History[edit]

Bridge Creek was incorporated as a town in 2000.[3][4] The town proper and the unincorporated areas that its limits enclose are part of a rapidly growing area of northern McClain and Grady Counties known as the "Tri-City Area" with Newcastle, Tuttle and Blanchard.[5]

1999 tornado[edit]

Bridge Creek was one of several communities hardest hit by an F5 tornado in the deadly May 3, 1999, tornado outbreak. At least 12 died in the Bridge Creek area.[6]

Geography[edit]

Bridge Creek is located at 35°14′50″N 97°43′24″W / 35.24722°N 97.72333°W / 35.24722; -97.72333 (35.247350, -97.723460).[7]

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