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Welcome to Ardmore ...

The city of Ardmore is located in Carter County<1> (at the time of its founding, Ardmore was located in Indian Territory) and is the County Seat for Carter County.

When the people of Ardmore refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ardmorite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ardmore has a population of 24,800 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ardmore.

Ardmore is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ardmore is within the (580) area code.

Websites for Ardmore ...

Official Website:   www.ardmorecity.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ardmore.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ardmore had an population of 24,800 people. This is an increase of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ardmore had a population of 24,283 people (which is 51.06% of the total population of Carter County). This makes Ardmore the county's most populous community.

The population of Ardmore represents 0.65% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,283 people, the population of Ardmore increased 2.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,711 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ardmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Ardmore - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Ardmore ...

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

  • Lone Grove
  • Davis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
    • Davis lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<6>
  • Marietta
  • Wilson
  • Dickson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson
    • Dickson lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson
  • Mannsville
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    • Mannsville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 844 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mannsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannsville<6>
  • Springer
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springer
    • Springer lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springer<6>
  • Dougherty
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dougherty
    • Dougherty lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 221 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dougherty have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dougherty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dougherty<6>
  • Gene Autry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gene Autry
    • Gene Autry lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ardmore.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
    • Former names for Gene Autry:
    • Berwyn
    • Dresden
    • Lou
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gene Autry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gene Autry<6>
  • Brock
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brock
    • Brock lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ardmore.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brock

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ardmore. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ardmore.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ardmore ...

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

Adding Ardmore to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Ardmore was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Ardmore

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ardmore.

The official website for Ardmore: www.ardmorecity.com/

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 Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ardmore refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ardmore may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ardmore.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ardmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ardmore) 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 Ardmore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArdmoreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ardmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1802, Longitude: -97.1430    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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