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Bridge Creek, Oklahoma

Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
Location of Bridge Creek within Oklahoma
Location of Bridge Creek within Oklahoma
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 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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]


Bridge Creek is located at (35.247350, -97.723460).[9]



  1. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "Map at Oklahoma Tax Commission website indicating municipal limits". 
  4. ^ "A website indicating incorporation in 2000". 
  5. ^ """Example of Bridge Creek's inclusion in colloquial "Tri-City Area. 
  6. ^ "NWS article citing number of dead in Bridge Creek. Bridge Creek was also a safe place and a temporary morgue.". 
  7. ^ Gov. Mary Fallin Surveys Storm Damage In Bridge Creek;; May 7, 2015.
  8. ^ Tornado Outbreak Wreaks Havoc Across Great Plains; Multiple Injuries Reported; Weather Channel; May 7, 2015.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

  • Bridge Creek Schools
  • About the May 3, 1999 Tornado

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