Stephens County, Oklahoma

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The list below is of the "populated places" of Stephens County. Many of these were oil boom towns and can no longer be classified as towns.

Township maps for these communities may be found at OKGenWeb's Maps 'n' More site.



Duane Monkres has written an original story about life in Duncan during World War II, entitled "A House On Bois D'arc"

 

 

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Community Date Established Date Ended

Township., Range, Section

Map Link USGS Map Latitude Longitude
Alma Feb 4, 1906   1S, 4W, 34 Map Ratliff City 34.419°N 97.612°W
Ara (became Claud) Mar 24, 1894 Dec 31, 1926 1S, 4W, 3        
Arthur May 14, 1890 Sep 29, 1934 1S, 5W, 9        

Beckett

became Sunray

    1S, 7W, 33 Map Duncan South 34.413°N 97.965°W
Bray Nov 24, 1908   2N, 6W, 15 Map Bray 34.638°N 97.817°W
Central High       Map Nellie 34.623°N 98.089°W
Claud (formerly Ara) Dec 31, 1926 Jul 31, 1947 1N, 4W, 33        
Comanche Jan 26, 1893   2S, 7W, 19-20 Map Comanche 34.369°N 97.964°W
Conditville Oct 12, 1921 Feb 28, 1929 2N, 4W, 1        
Corum Mar 27, 1902 Aug 31, 1904 2S, 9W, 24 Map Corum 34.362°N 98.104°W
Cruce Jun 13, 1910 Aug 15, 1932 1N, 6W, 24        
County Line     1S, 4W, 24-25 Map Ratliff City 34.449°N 97.563°W
Delphine Oct 29, 1921 Mar 31, 1923 2N, 8W, 30        
Denton Apr 23, 1902 Sep 17, 1906 2N, 9W, 14 Map Denton 34.666°N 98.124°W
Diamond Jul 14, 1903 Aug 31, 1904 2S, 8W, 33        
Dixie Aug 19, 1886 Jun 15, 1931 3S, 4W, 14        
Dixie Park     1S, 7W, 8 Map Duncan South 34.487°N 97.949°W
Doyle Jun 29, 1897 Feb 28, 1934 2N, 4W, 31 Map   34.636°N 97.621°W
Duncan Apr 7, 1884   1S, 7W, 32-35 Map Duncan North 34.502°N 97.958°W
Elberta Nov 11, 1903 Oct 31, 1908 1N, 9W, 35        
Empire City     2S, 8W, 4 Map Empire City 34.420°N 98.027°W
Fair     1S, 8W, 19        
Gaddis     1S, 8W, 4        
Gas City     1S, 6W, 19 Map Empire City 34.450°N 98.087°W
Glaze Apr 21, 1891 Sep 8, 1892 2S, 8W, ?        
Goza Jun 16, 1926 Aug 31, 1932 2N, 9W, 13        
Harrisburg Apr 2, 1900 Dec 31, 1920 1S, 6W, 35 Map Harrisburg 34.435°N 97.789°W
Hope Nov 25, 1890 Dec 13, 1913 1N, 6W, 9 Map Hope 34.569°N 97.836°W
Jackson May 21, 1886 Dec 29, 1886 1S, 5W, ?        
Liberty     20, 1S, 7W Map Duncan South 34.449°N 97.964°W
Loco Jun 3, 1890   3S, 5W, 1 Map Loco 34.329°N 97.681°W
Marlow Mar 13, 1891   2N, 7W, 8-17 Map Marlow 34.648°N 97.958°W
McGie              
Meridian       Map   34.427°N 97.978°W
Milroy     2S, 4W, 10        
Moretz Sep 6, 1902 Apr 30, 1904 2N, 9W, ?        
Nellie Jun 5, 1902 Jan 31, 1912 1N, 9W, 10 Map Nellie 34.579°N 98.124°W
Oil City     1N, 8W, 29 Map Nellie 34.5239°N 98.073°W

Oklahoma Hills

    1S, 7W, 9 Map Duncan South 34.482°N 97.928°W
Ora (became Tallaville) Jun 25, 1902 Jun 23, 1905 2N, 8W, 17        
Ostend     2N, 5W, 22        
Owl City     1N, 6W, 36        
Parks Mar 28, 1902 Sep 15, 1913 2S, 5W, 8        
Pearl     2N, 4W, 19        
Royal Mar 8, 1904 Jan 15, 1932 1N, 4W, 1        
Santa Fe Mar 19, 1921 Oct 15, 1943 2S, 5W, 2 Map Velma 34.420°N 97.692°W
Stoner Jun 13, 1906 Mar 31, 1912 1S, 6W, 32        
Sunray (aka Meridian)     2S, 7W, 5 Map Duncan South 34.413°N 97.965°W
Tallaville (formerly Ora) Jun 24, 1905 Apr 14, 1906 2N, 8W, 17        
Tucker (became Comanche) Apr 28, 1887 Jan 25, 1893 2S, 7W, 19-20        
Velma Sep 25, 1886   1S, 5W, 24 Map Velma 34.460°N 97.674°W
Woolsey Jan 21, 1891 May 15, 1912 3S, 6W, 3        
               

 

Map link courtesy of Google Maps

  Town dates taken from" Index of Oklahoma Towns," Oklahoma Historical Society publication.
  Town locations (Sec. Twp. Range) taken from "Town and Place Locations," Oklahoma Department of Highways, 1975

 

 

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