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Welcome to Afton ...

The town of Afton is located in Ottawa County<1> (at the time of its founding, Afton was located in Indian Territory).

The location of Afton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Afton has a population of 1,020 people<3> (see below for details).

Afton is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Afton: (918) & (539)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Afton had an population of 1,020 people. This is a decrease of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Afton had a population of 1,049 people. This makes Afton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Afton represents 0.03% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 218th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,049 people, the population of Afton decreased 6.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,118 people).

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

Communities Also Named Afton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Afton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Afton.

  • Miami [Ottawa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miami
    • Miami [Ottawa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,088 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miami
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miami<7>
  • Grove [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove
    • Grove [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,149 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove<7>
  • Vinita [Craig County]
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    • Vinita [Craig County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,311 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinita<7>
  • Commerce [Ottawa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commerce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
    • Commerce [Ottawa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,510 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairland [Ottawa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairland
      • Fairland [Ottawa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,031 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairland<7>
    • Langley [Mayes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langley
      • Langley [Mayes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langley<7>
    • Welch [Craig County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
      • Welch [Craig County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<7>
    • Bernice [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bernice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bernice
      • Bernice [Delaware County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 580 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bernice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bernice<7>
    • Ketchum [Craig County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ketchum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ketchum
      • Ketchum [Craig County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ketchum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ketchum<7>
    • North Miami [Ottawa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Miami have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Miami
      • North Miami [Ottawa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 368 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Miami

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Afton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Afton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Afton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Afton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Afton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Afton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...

Looking for more information about Afton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Afton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Afton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oklahoma

About Ottawa County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Ottawa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Afton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Afton) 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 Afton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Afton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6947, Longitude: -94.9635       In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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