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(Pottawatomie County)

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Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Pottawatomie County<1>.

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

Anderson is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Anderson: (405)

Adding Anderson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anderson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anderson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anderson on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oklahoma communities named Anderson: This one is located in Pottawatomie County and the other is located in Lincoln County.

Beyond Oklahoma, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

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

  • Shawnee [Pottawatomie County]
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    • Shawnee [Pottawatomie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Anderson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<5>
  • Tecumseh [Pottawatomie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tecumseh
    • Tecumseh [Pottawatomie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Anderson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tecumseh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tecumseh<5>
  • Bethel Acres [Pottawatomie County]
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    • Bethel Acres [Pottawatomie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Anderson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Acres
  • Pink [Pottawatomie County]
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    • Pink [Pottawatomie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,187 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pink have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pink
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stratford [Garvin County]
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      • Stratford [Garvin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stratford<5>
    • Konawa [Seminole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Konawa
      • Konawa [Seminole County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Konawa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Konawa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Konawa<5>
    • Maud [Pottawatomie County]
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      • Maud [Pottawatomie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maud<5>
    • Earlsboro [Pottawatomie County]
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      • Earlsboro [Pottawatomie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earlsboro<5>
    • Tribbey [Pottawatomie County]
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      • Tribbey [Pottawatomie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tribbey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tribbey
    • Asher [Pottawatomie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asher
      • Asher [Pottawatomie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Anderson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 418 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asher<5>

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 Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. 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 Anderson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

Looking for more information about Anderson? 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 Anderson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Oklahoma

About Pottawatomie County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson. 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 Pottawatomie, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anderson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0873, Longitude: -96.9845       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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