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Alex, Oklahoma

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Welcome to Alex ...

The town of Alex is located in Grady County (at the time of its founding, Alex was located in Indian Territory).

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alex has a population of 549 people<1> (see below for details).

Alex is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Alex: 73002<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alex had a population of 550 people. This makes Alex the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Alex represents 0.01% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 302nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 550 people, the population of Alex decreased 13.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 635 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alex had an population of 549 people. This is a decrease of 0.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alex ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chickasha   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Alex

Blanchard   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Alex

Lindsay   [Map]

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

Located in Garvin County

Rush Springs   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Alex

Ninnekah   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Alex

East Ninnekah   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Alex

Dibble   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Alex

Located in McClain County

Washington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Alex

Located in McClain County

Cole   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Alex

Located in McClain County

Amber   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Alex

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

Communities Also Named Alex ...

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

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

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 Alex. 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 Alex. 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 Alex.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alex ...

Looking for more information about Alex? 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 Alex, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alex.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Grady County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Oklahoma:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alex - 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 town (such as Alex). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alex 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- Alex) 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 Alex. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alex

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alex. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9149, Longitude: -97.7788     [Map].

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