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Welcome to Kemp ...

The town of Kemp is located in Bryan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kemp has a population of 152 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Kemp is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Kemp is located in the (580) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kemp had an population of 152 people. This is an increase of 14.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kemp had a population of 133 people. This makes Kemp the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Kemp decreased 7.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 144 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kemp ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Kemp - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Kemp ...

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

  • Sherman [Grayson County]
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    • Sherman [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Kemp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>
  • Denison [Grayson County]
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    • Denison [Grayson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Kemp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<6>
  • Durant [Bryan County]
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    • Durant [Bryan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Kemp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Bonham [Fannin County]
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    • Bonham [Fannin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Kemp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonham<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pottsboro [Grayson County]
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      • Pottsboro [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsboro<6>
    • Calera [Bryan County]
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      • Calera [Bryan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<6>
    • Whitewright [Fannin County]
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      • Whitewright [Fannin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,733 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewright<6>
    • Bells [Grayson County]
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      • Bells [Grayson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bells<6>
    • Colbert [Bryan County]
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      • Colbert [Bryan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colbert<6>
    • Tom Bean [Grayson County]
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      • Tom Bean [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kemp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,073 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tom Bean
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tom Bean<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 Kemp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kemp.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kemp ...

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

Adding Kemp to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kemp. 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 Bryan, 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 Kemp.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kemp - 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' (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- Kemp) 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 Kemp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KempOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kemp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7695, Longitude: -96.3544       In this case, the coordinates for Kemp 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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