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Welcome to Atoka ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Atoka has a population of 3,005 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Atoka is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Atoka lies within the (580) area code.

The ZIP code for Atoka: 74525<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atoka had an population of 3,005 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atoka had a population of 3,107 people (or 21.91% of the total population of Atoka County). This makes Atoka the county's most populous community.

The population of Atoka represents 0.08% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,107 people, the population of Atoka increased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,988 people).

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

Adding Atoka to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atoka 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 Atoka was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities Also Named Atoka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Atoka - they are located in Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Atoka ...

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

  • Coalgate [Coal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalgate
    • Coalgate [Coal County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Atoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalgate
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalgate<6>
  • Caddo [Bryan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo
    • Caddo [Bryan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Atoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,114 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo<6>
  • Wapanucka [Johnston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wapanucka
    • Wapanucka [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Atoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wapanucka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wapanucka<6>
  • Stringtown [Atoka County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stringtown
    • Stringtown [Atoka County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Atoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stringtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stringtown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tushka [Atoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tushka
      • Tushka [Atoka County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Atoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tushka
    • Lehigh [Coal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehigh
      • Lehigh [Coal County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Atoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehigh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehigh<6>
    • Caney [Atoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caney
      • Caney [Atoka County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Atoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caney<6>
    • Phillips [Coal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillips
      • Phillips [Coal County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Atoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
    • Centrahoma [Coal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centrahoma
      • Centrahoma [Coal County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Atoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centrahoma have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centrahoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centrahoma<6>
    • Wardville [Atoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardville
      • Wardville [Atoka County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Atoka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wardville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardville<6>

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atoka. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Atoka.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atoka ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atoka. 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 Atoka, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atoka.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atoka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Atoka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atoka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Atoka) 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 Atoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtokaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atoka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3861, Longitude: -96.1282    
<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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