The Governor of Oklahoma sent six militia units to town to restore order.Beginning with the Depression of the 1930s, the town declined as oil production waned, and a large refinery at the edge of town closed in the 1950s.We are constantly trying to improve our data and make the search for obituaries as easy as possible. When you have found an obituary of interest, you have the option of upgrading that obituary with more recent and relevant content unless the obituary is already assigned to another user.
The current Mayor is Deborah Guillot Bright, the Vice Mayor is Danny Cooper.
Today, oil, gas and agriculture are the largest local industries.
However, the population has declined as oil production has waned in the area.
A post office was established in the community on December 28, 1912. Fulkerson and Aaron Drumright platted a townsite, which was initially called Fulkerson, The town was renamed for Aaron Drumright, a farmer and later local businessman whose farm was part of the townsite.
There were 1,209 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families.
31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.Know of a live Oklahoma City Web cam (or one in this region of Oklahoma) not listed here? Google Maps Traffic KWTV-TV 9/News Traffic OKDPS Road Conditions State Map (Periodically unavailable) WXnation National/Int'l - U. Online Flash clock provided by 24Time is really nice and fancy website widget!This analog Flash clock is adjusted for Daylight Saving Time changes and always displays correct currnet local time for Drumright, Oklahoma.You can adjust color and size of your Drumright clock or choose clock for any city in the US here!Males had a median income of ,069 versus ,123 for females. About 13.7% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.