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Hooker, OK

Texas County, Oklahoma

Population: 1,788


CLIMATE

The average January temperature in Hooker is 35 degrees with a July temperature average of 78 degrees. The area receives an average of 18 inches of rain annually and 16 inches of snow. The average number of flying days is 338.


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Hooker has 3 primary and secondary schools with approximately 500 students and 43 teachers.

Level Grade Student Teachers
Elementary K - 6th 290 19
Junior High 7th - 9th 270 --
High School 10th - 12th 258 24
Total 3 Facilities 816 43

Residents of Hooker utilize Seward Community College in Kansas and Panhandle State University for their higher education needs within the area. There is a public library in Hooker with nearly 12,000 volumes. The library currently offers the internet service to the public to use for research or just to browse.


EXPRESS AND MOTOR FREIGHT

More than ten motor freight companies serve Hooker on an as-needed basis, including one express carrier. United Parcel Service is also available


DISTANCE TO MAJOR CITIES

City and Distance in miles.

Atlanta - 1,102
Memphis - 731
Chicago - 921
New Orleans - 929
Dallas - 420
New York - 1,619
Denver - 370
Oklahoma City - 267
Detroit - 1,164
San Francisco - 1,456
Houston - 605
St. Louis - 678
Kansas City - 420
Seattle - 1,681
Los Angeles - 1,166
Tulsa - 318


AIR TRANSPORTATION

The nearest commercial airport is 20 miles from Hooker in Liberal, Kansas. Transportation services are provided by Air Midwest. Hooker has a local airport.


WATER TRANSPORTATION

The nearest water transportation is the Port of Catoosa. It is 330 miles from Hooker and has a channel depth of 9 feet. It is connected via the Arkansas River to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.


ROAD SYSTEM

Hooker is located at the intersection of US 54, US 64, and SH 94. The nearest interstate highway is I-40, approximately 130 miles to the south.


RAIL AVAILABILITY

Rail service is available from the Union-Pacific Railroad, which operates six local trains daily.


TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Internet service is available through the phone company. Phone service is provided through Panhandle Telephone Inc.

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