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Welcome to Kiowa ...

The town of Kiowa is located in Pittsburg County<1> (at the time of its founding, Kiowa was located in Indian Territory).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kiowa has a population of 677 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Kiowa is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kiowa: (918) & (539)<4>

The ZIP code for Kiowa: 74553<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kiowa had an population of 677 people. This is a decrease of 7.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kiowa had a population of 731 people. This makes Kiowa the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Kiowa represents 0.02% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 731 people, the population of Kiowa increased 5.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 693 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kiowa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Kiowa - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and Texas.

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

Communities near Kiowa ...

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

  • McAlester [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAlester
    • McAlester [Pittsburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,788 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAlester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAlester<7>
  • Krebs [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krebs
    • Krebs [Pittsburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Krebs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Krebs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krebs<7>
  • Savanna [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savanna
    • Savanna [Pittsburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savanna<7>
  • Stringtown [Atoka County]
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    • Stringtown [Atoka County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Kiowa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stringtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stringtown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alderson [Pittsburg County]
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      • Alderson [Pittsburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alderson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<7>
    • Stuart [Hughes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
      • Stuart [Hughes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 163 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<7>
    • Ashland [Pittsburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Pittsburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Kiowa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Wardville [Atoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardville
      • Wardville [Atoka County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Kiowa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wardville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardville<7>
    • Blanco [Pittsburg County]
    • Chambers [Pittsburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers
      • Chambers [Pittsburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Kiowa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kiowa ...

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

Adding Kiowa to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Kiowa on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1922).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Oklahoma

About Pittsburg County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kiowa. 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 Pittsburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kiowa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kiowa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<5>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 town (such as Kiowa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kiowa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kiowa) 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 Kiowa. 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 KiowaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kiowa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7236, Longitude: -95.9022    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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