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Welcome to Hugo ...

The city of Hugo is located in Choctaw County (at the time of its founding, Hugo was located in Indian Territory) and is the County Seat for Choctaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hugo has a population of 5,185 people<1> (see below for details).

Hugo is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hugo had a population of 5,310 people (or 34.92% of the total population of Choctaw County). This makes Hugo the county's most populous community.

The population of Hugo represents 0.14% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,310 people, the population of Hugo decreased 4.08% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 5,536 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hugo had an population of 5,185 people. This is a decrease of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hugo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hugo and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antlers   [Map]   2,318   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Apple   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Towson   [Map]   494   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grant   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rattan   [Map]   299   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sawyer   [Map]   316   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hugo.

Communities Also Named Hugo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Hugo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hugo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hugo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hugo. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hugo:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hugo ...

Looking for more information about Hugo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hugo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hugo.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Oklahoma

About Choctaw County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hugo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Oklahoma: www.ok.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hugo.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hugo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Hugo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hugo) 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 Hugo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hugo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hugo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0122, Longitude: -95.5129     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hugo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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