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Welcome to Colbert ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Colbert has a population of 1,251 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Colbert is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Colbert lies within the (580) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colbert had an population of 1,251 people. This is an increase of 9.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colbert had a population of 1,140 people. This makes Colbert the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Colbert represents 0.03% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,140 people, the population of Colbert increased 7.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,065 people).

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

Communities Also Named Colbert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Colbert - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi and Washington.

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

Communities near Colbert ...

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

  • Sherman [Grayson County]
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    • Sherman [Grayson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Colbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>
  • Denison [Grayson County]
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    • Denison [Grayson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Colbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<6>
  • Durant [Bryan County]
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    • Durant [Bryan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Colbert
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Colbert
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Calera [Bryan County]
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      • Calera [Bryan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Colbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera 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 Calera<6>
    • Kingston [Marshall County]
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      • Kingston [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Colbert
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • Bells [Grayson County]
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      • Bells [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Colbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bells<6>
    • Savoy [Fannin County]
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      • Savoy [Fannin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Colbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savoy<6>
    • Achille [Bryan County]
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      • Achille [Bryan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Colbert
      • 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>
    • Knollwood [Grayson County]
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      • Knollwood [Grayson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Colbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knollwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Colbert. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colbert.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colbert ...

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

Adding Colbert to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Colbert on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1948).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Bryan County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colbert. 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 Colbert.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colbert - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Colbert) 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 Colbert. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ColbertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colbert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8571, Longitude: -96.5045       In this case, the coordinates for Colbert 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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