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Welcome to Goodwin ...

Goodwin is located in Ellis County<1>.

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

Goodwin is 2,410 feet [735 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Goodwin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Goodwin is within the boundaries of the (580) area code.

Communities Also Named Goodwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oklahoma communities named Goodwin: This one is located in Ellis County and the other is located in Woodward County.

Beyond Oklahoma, there are 17 communities that are also named Goodwin - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Maine, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Goodwin ...

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

  • Shattuck [Ellis County]
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    • Shattuck [Ellis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,245 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shattuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shattuck<5>
  • Arnett [Ellis County]
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    • Arnett [Ellis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 478 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arnett<5>
  • Follett [Lipscomb County]
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    • Follett [Lipscomb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Follett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Follett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Follett<5>
  • Gage [Ellis County]
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    • Gage [Ellis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gage<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Higgins [Lipscomb County]
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      • Higgins [Lipscomb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 378 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higgins<5>
    • Lipscomb [Lipscomb County]
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      • Lipscomb [Lipscomb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Goodwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lipscomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lipscomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lipscomb<5>
    • Catesby [Ellis County]
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      • Catesby [Ellis County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Goodwin
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    • Fargo [Ellis County]
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      • Fargo [Ellis County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fargo<5>
    • Glazier [Hemphill County]
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      • Glazier [Hemphill County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Goodwin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glazier
    • Durham [Roger Mills County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodwin ...

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

Adding Goodwin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goodwin. 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 Ellis, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Goodwin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1967, Longitude: -99.9351       In this case, the coordinates for Goodwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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