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Welcome to Calera ...

The town of Calera is located in Bryan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Calera has a population of 2,381 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Calera is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Calera: (580)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Calera had an population of 2,381 people. This is an increase of 10.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Calera had a population of 2,164 people (or 5.1% of the total population of Bryan County). This makes Calera the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Calera represents 0.06% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,164 people, the population of Calera increased 24.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,739 people).

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

Communities Also Named Calera ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Calera - they are located in Alabama, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Calera ...

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

  • Denison [Grayson County]
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    • Denison [Grayson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Calera
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,792 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<6>
  • Durant [Bryan County]
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    • Durant [Bryan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Calera
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Pottsboro [Grayson County]
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    • Pottsboro [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Calera
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsboro<6>
  • Kingston [Marshall County]
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    • Kingston [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Calera
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,689 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingston 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 Kingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colbert [Bryan County]
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      • Colbert [Bryan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colbert 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 Colbert<6>
    • Caddo [Bryan County]
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      • Caddo [Bryan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,114 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo<6>
    • Bokchito [Bryan County]
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      • Bokchito [Bryan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bokchito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bokchito
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bokchito<6>
    • Achille [Bryan County]
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      • Achille [Bryan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Achille have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Achille
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Achille<6>
    • Silo [Bryan County]
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      • Silo [Bryan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 370 people
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    • Mead [Bryan County]
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      • Mead [Bryan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Calera
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mead<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 Calera. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Calera.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calera ...

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

Adding Calera to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Calera 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 Calera was on a map titled Road Map for Oklahoma (from Shell Oil, 1948).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Calera. 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 Bryan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Calera.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calera - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Calera) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Calera. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaleraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calera. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9392, Longitude: -96.4302       In this case, the coordinates for Calera have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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