Bridge Creek, Oklahoma

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Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Bridge Creek within Oklahoma
Location of Bridge Creek within 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 (2010)
 • Total 336
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 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 2010 census, the town population was 336.

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]

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]

The town was hit again by an EF3 tornado on May 6, 2015. 25 homes were destroyed or heavily damaged.[7][8]

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).[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 336
Est. 2014 332 [10] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

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