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Welcome to Ardmore ...

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

The location of Ardmore has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ardmore has a population of 24,795 people<3> (see below for details).

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 located in the (580) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 23,711 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ardmore had an population of 24,795 people. This is an increase of 2.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ardmore ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lone Grove   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Ardmore

Davis   [Map]

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

Located in Garvin County

Marietta   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Ardmore

Located in Love County

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Ardmore

Dickson   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Ardmore

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Ardmore

Located in Marshall County

Mannsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Ardmore

Located in Johnston County

Springer   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Ardmore

Dougherty   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Ardmore

Located in Murray County

Gene Autry   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ardmore

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

Websites for Ardmore ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 Ardmore. 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 Ardmore. 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 Ardmore. Our list includes 22 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Oklahoma

About Carter County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ardmore:

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>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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ardmore.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ardmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ardmore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ardmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2005, Longitude: -97.1153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ardmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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