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Welcome to Kenton ...

Kenton is located in the Panhandle of Oklahoma.

Kenton is located in Cimarron County (at the time of its founding, Kenton was located in Beaver County).

Kenton is 4,350 feet [1,326 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Kenton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Kenton (for example, toward Des Moines (NM)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Kenton: (580)

The ZIP code for Kenton: 73946<2>

Communities near Kenton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Moses   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South (S) of Kenton

Located in Union County (NM)

Seneca   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Kenton

Located in Union County (NM)

Campo   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kenton

Located in Baca County (CO)

Felt   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of Kenton

Boise City   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kenton

Kim   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kenton

Located in Las Animas County (CO)

Pritchett   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the North (N) of Kenton

Located in Baca County (CO)

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the South (S) of Kenton

Located in Union County (NM)

Texline   [Map]

Lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the South (S) of Kenton

Located in Dallam County (TX)

Springfield   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kenton

Located in Baca County (CO)

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

Communities Also Named Kenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Kenton - they are located in Delaware, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kenton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kenton. 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 Kenton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Kenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9032, Longitude: -102.9633     [Map].

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