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Afton, Oklahoma

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The location of Afton

Welcome to Afton ...

The town of Afton is located in Ottawa County (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).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Afton has a population of 1,023 people<2> (see below for details).

Afton is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Afton: (918) & (539)<4>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Afton had an population of 1,023 people. This is a decrease of 2.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Afton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Afton and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2018
Bernice   [Map]   578   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Commerce   [Map]   2,401   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairland   [Map]   1,034   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grove   [Map]   7,070   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ketchum   [Map]   426   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Langley   [Map]   824   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

See 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 Afton. 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 Afton. 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 Afton. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Afton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).

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<5>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- 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: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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