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Atoka, Oklahoma

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Welcome to Atoka ...

The city of Atoka is located in Atoka County (at the time of its founding, Atoka was located in Indian Territory) and is the County Seat for Atoka County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Atoka has a population of 3,065 people<1> (see below for details).

Atoka is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Atoka lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Atoka: (580)

The ZIP code for Atoka: 74525<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atoka had a population of 3,107 people (which is 21.91% of the total population of Atoka County). This makes Atoka the county's most populous community.

The population of Atoka represents 0.08% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,107 people, the population of Atoka increased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,988 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Atoka had an population of 3,065 people. This is a decrease of 1.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.58% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atoka.

Communities near Atoka ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atoka and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Caddo   [Map]   1,048   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Caney   [Map]   198   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Centrahoma   [Map]   93   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coalgate   [Map]   1,867   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lehigh   [Map]   340   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Phillips   [Map]   129   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atoka.

Communities Also Named Atoka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Atoka - they are located in Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atoka.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atoka. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atoka. Our list includes 20 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atoka:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atoka ...

Looking for more information about Atoka? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atoka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atoka.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atoka. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Oklahoma

About Atoka County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atoka. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atoka.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atoka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Atoka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atoka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Atoka. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atoka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atoka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atoka. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3861, Longitude: -96.1282     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atoka.


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