10 Facts About Bartlesville


Bartlesville is a city mostly in Washington County in the U S state of Oklahoma.

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Bartlesville is 47 miles north of Tulsa and 18 miles south of the Kansas border.

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Bartlesville is notable as the longtime home of Phillips Petroleum Company.

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Bartlesville merged with Conoco as ConocoPhillips and later split into the two independent companies, Phillips 66 and ConocoPhillips.

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Bartlesville settled first at Silver Lake, a natural lake south of the present city of Bartlesville.

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Bartlesville was originally a sundown town where African Americans were not allowed to live.

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In 1957, Bartlesville was the test site for the first experiment in pay cable television.

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Bartlesville is the home of multiple other Goff buildings, a home for the Price Pipe and Supply Family by Frank Lloyd Wright, and numerous homes by the Kansas City architect Edward Buehler Delk, most notably LaQuinta.

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Private schools in Bartlesville include St John School, a Catholic school, Coram Deo Classical Academy, and the Wesleyan Christian School, which is affiliated with First Wesleyan Church and Paths to Independence, a school for children and adults with autism.

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Bartlesville is served by two US Highways and one Oklahoma state highway:.

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