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Welcome to Foster ...

The town of Foster is located in Garvin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Foster has a population of 161 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Foster is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Foster had an population of 161 people (or an increase of 12.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Foster had a population of 161 people. This makes Foster the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 161 people, the population of Foster increased 12.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 143 people).

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

Communities Also Named Foster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Foster - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Foster ...

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

  • Pauls Valley [Garvin County]
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    • Pauls Valley [Garvin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Foster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pauls Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pauls Valley<6>
  • Lindsay [Garvin County]
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    • Lindsay [Garvin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Foster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindsay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindsay<6>
  • Wynnewood [Garvin County]
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    • Wynnewood [Garvin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Foster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wynnewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wynnewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wynnewood<6>
  • Maysville [Garvin County]
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    • Maysville [Garvin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Foster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bray [Stephens County]
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      • Bray [Stephens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bray<6>
    • Elmore City [Garvin County]
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      • Elmore City [Garvin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmore City 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 Elmore City<6>
    • Velma [Stephens County]
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      • Velma [Stephens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Velma 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 Velma<6>
    • Katie [Garvin County]
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      • Katie [Garvin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katie
    • Tatums [Carter County]
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      • Tatums [Carter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tatums have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tatums
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tatums<6>
    • Ratliff City [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratliff City
      • Ratliff City [Carter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Foster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratliff City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratliff City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ratliff City<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 Foster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Foster.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foster ...

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

Adding Foster to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Foster. 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 Garvin, 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 Foster.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foster - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Foster) 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 Foster. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FosterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5941, Longitude: -97.4928       In this case, the coordinates for Foster 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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