Located in southeastern Pawnee County, Shady Grove is situated north of U.S. Highways 64 and 412 (Cimarron Turnpike) near Westport. In the 1970s Shady Grove was one of seventeen communities near Lake Keystone that incorporated during an annexation feud. The federal census reported a population of 2 and 23 in 1980 and 1990, respectively. At the turn of the twenty-first century, Shady Grove, as an incorporated town, covered a land area of .018 square miles and had 44 citizens in 2000. Ninety-five percent of the employed workers commuted to work in Tulsa and Stillwater. Five percent worked from home.
SEE ALSO: SETTLEMENT PATTERNS.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City), 22 January 1977. Profiles of America, Vol. 2 (2d ed.; Millerton, N.Y.: Grey House Publishing, 2003).
Linda D. Wilson
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