As of the 2010 census, the population was 49,379, making it the ninth-largest city in Oklahoma. Enid was founded during the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of 1893, and is named after Enid, a character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King. Low, a Rock Island official, visited the local railroad station then under construction, and inquired about its name. Disliking the original name, he renamed the station Enid after a character in Alfred Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King.In 1991, the Oklahoma state legislature designated Enid the "purple martin capital of Oklahoma." Enid holds the nickname of "Queen Wheat City" and "Wheat Capital" of Oklahoma and the United States for its immense grain storage capacity, and has the third-largest grain storage capacity in the world. However, a more fanciful story of how the town received its name is popular.Additionally, you will have the to upgrade your Passions Network account (if you would like). There are over 260 niche dating sites within Passions Network and members interested in access to all sites in the network can upgrade to ‘Network Wide Access’ for a one time payment of .95.
Owners of assume no responsibility (and expressly disclaim responsibility) for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information.Email (Send & Receive) allow members to interact within Oklahoma Passions without giving out personal contact details.Chat options include text chat, audio chat & webcam chat.*Oklahoma Passions is one site within the Passions Network network of 260 niche online dating social networking sites. On 3/16/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between ,000 and 0,000 in damages. Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13Emergencies Declared: 5Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category). wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Enid city center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between 0,000 and ,000,000 in damages. On 6/16/1978 at , a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from the city center On 2/15/1974 at , a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from Enid center On 9/15/1995 at , a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center On 9/6/1997 at , a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from the city center On 1/18/1995 at , a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from Enid center On 4/28/1998 at , a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the city center The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (18) is greater than the US average (13).