County Administration Building
315 West 6th
Stillwater, OK 74074-4020

Road Crossing Permanent Permit (Revised March 2015)
Road Crossing Temporary Permit (Revised October 2014)

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County Seat -
(Stillwater Area)
705 Square Miles
County Population - 63,000 (1995 est.)
Land in Farms -
Farms - 1,115

Payne County was opened to settlement in the Oklahoma land run of 1889.  The land run took place April 22, 1889; overnight businesses sprang up, schools and churches were built, and farmers began planting crops.  In December of 1890, the state's land grant university, Oklahoma A&M, was established in Stillwater.  Oklahoma A&M is now Oklahoma State University, which is the county's largest industry.

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