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Welcome to Edmond ...

The city of Edmond is located in Oklahoma County<1> (at the time of its founding, Edmond was located in Oklahoma Territory).



While we don't have a date for the founding of Edmond, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edmond has a population of 94,097 people<2> (see below for details).

Edmond is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Edmond: 73034<4>

Websites for Edmond ...

Official Website:   www.ci.edmond.ok.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.edmondchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edmond had an population of 94,097 people. This is an increase of 15.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 37.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edmond had a population of 81,405 people (which is 11.33% of the total population of Oklahoma County). This makes Edmond the county's most populous community.

The population of Edmond represents 2.17% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 81,405 people, the population of Edmond increased 19.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 68,315 people).

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

Communities Also Named Edmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Edmond - they are located in Alabama, Kansas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Edmond ...

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

  • Oklahoma City
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Midwest City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midwest City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midwest City
    • Midwest City is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,591 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midwest City <5>
  • Yukon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yukon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yukon
    • Yukon is located in Canadian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,793 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yukon <5>
  • Del City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Bethany
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Choctaw
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw
    • Choctaw is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,768 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choctaw <5>
  • Guthrie
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Warr Acres
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warr Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warr Acres
    • Warr Acres is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,088 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warr Acres <5>
  • The Village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Village
    • The Village is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,639 people
  • Piedmont
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont is located in Canadian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,981 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont <5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edmond. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edmond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edmond ...

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

Adding Edmond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Edmond in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Edmond was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Edmond post office opened in 1889.

We also found Edmond in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Edmond.

The official website for Edmond: www.ci.edmond.ok.us/

The official website for Oklahoma County: www.oklahomacounty.org/

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 Oklahoma, 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 Edmond.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edmond - 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 Edmond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edmond or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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