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Welcome to Curtis ...

Curtis is located in Woodward County<1>.

Curtis is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Curtis: (580)

Communities Also Named Curtis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Curtis - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), Oregon, Texas (3), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Curtis ...

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

  • Woodward (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodward
    • Woodward lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Curtis and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodward<4>
  • Mooreland (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreland
    • Mooreland lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Curtis and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreland<4>
  • Waynoka (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynoka
    • Waynoka lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Curtis and is located in Woods County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynoka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynoka<4>
  • Sharon (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
    • Sharon lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Curtis and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<4>
  • Mutual (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mutual
    • Mutual lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Curtis and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mutual
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mutual<4>
  • Quinlan (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinlan
    • Quinlan lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Curtis and is located in Woodward County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinlan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinlan
  • Haskew (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskew
    • Haskew was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Curtis and is located in Woods County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskew came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
  • Chester (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Phroso (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phroso
    • Phroso was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Curtis and is located in Major County
  • Vici (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vici
    • Vici lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Curtis and is located in Dewey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vici
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vici<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Curtis ...

Looking for more information about Curtis? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Curtis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Curtis.

Adding Curtis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Curtis 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 Curtis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Curtis on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Oklahoma (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Curtis

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Woodward County

About Oklahoma

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Curtis. 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 Woodward, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Curtis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Curtis) 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 Curtis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CurtisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Curtis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4392, Longitude: -99.1436    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

 

 


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