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Welcome to Oketo ...

The city of Oketo is located in Marshall County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Oketo has a population of 63 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Oketo: Named after Chief Arkeketah, of the Otoe tribe.

Oketo is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Oketo is within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Oketo: 66518<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oketo had a population of 66 people. This makes Oketo the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 66 people, the population of Oketo decreased 24.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 87 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oketo had an population of 63 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Oketo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marysville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Oketo

Wymore   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Oketo

Located in Gage County (NE)

Blue Rapids   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Oketo

Hanover   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Oketo

Located in Washington County

Axtell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Oketo

Blue Springs   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Oketo

Located in Gage County (NE)

Odell   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oketo

Located in Gage County (NE)

Beattie   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oketo

Summerfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Oketo

Barneston   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Oketo

Located in Gage County (NE)

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

Communities Also Named Oketo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Oketo - it's located in California.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oketo. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oketo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oketo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oketo ...

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

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oketo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oketo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oketo - 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 Oketo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oketo 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oketo) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oketo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9636, Longitude: -96.5994     [Map].

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