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Welcome to Dickson ...

The town of Dickson is located in Carter County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dickson has a population of 1,253 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dickson is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Dickson: (580)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dickson had an population of 1,253 people. This is an increase of 3.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dickson had a population of 1,207 people. This makes Dickson the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Dickson represents 0.03% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,207 people, the population of Dickson increased 5.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,139 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dickson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Dickson - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Dickson ...

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

  • Ardmore [Carter County]
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    • Ardmore [Carter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Dickson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,769 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
  • Lone Grove [Carter County]
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    • Lone Grove [Carter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Dickson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Grove<6>
  • Madill [Marshall County]
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    • Madill [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Dickson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,064 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madill<6>
  • Tishomingo [Johnston County]
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    • Tishomingo [Johnston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Dickson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marietta [Love County]
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      • Marietta [Love County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,751 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<6>
    • Oakland [Marshall County]
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      • Oakland [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mannsville [Johnston County]
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      • Mannsville [Johnston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mannsville 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 Mannsville<6>
    • Springer [Carter County]
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      • Springer [Carter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springer<6>
    • Ravia [Johnston County]
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      • Ravia [Johnston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 509 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravia<6>
    • Mill Creek [Johnston County]
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      • Mill Creek [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Dickson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Creek<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 Dickson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dickson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dickson ...

Looking for more information about Dickson? 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 Dickson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dickson.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Carter County

About Oklahoma

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dickson. 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 Carter, 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 Dickson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dickson - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dickson) 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 Dickson. 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 DicksonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1877, Longitude: -96.9974       In this case, the coordinates for Dickson 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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