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Welcome to Kenton ...
Kenton is located in the Panhandle of Oklahoma.
Kenton is 4,350 feet [1,326 m] above sea level.<2> 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<3>
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.
Communities near Kenton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kenton.
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 Kenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kenton.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kenton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kenton. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Kenton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kenton 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 Kenton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Kenton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Oklahoma (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kenton on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022