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Welcome to Mead ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mead has a population of 257 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mead is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Mead: (580)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mead had an population of 257 people. This is an increase of 110.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 108.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mead had a population of 122 people. This makes Mead the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 122 people, the population of Mead has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 123 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mead - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mead ...

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

  • Denison [Grayson County]
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    • Denison [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Mead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,792 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<6>
  • Durant [Bryan County]
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    • Durant [Bryan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Mead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Madill [Marshall County]
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    • Madill [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Mead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,064 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madill<6>
  • Tishomingo [Johnston County]
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    • Tishomingo [Johnston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pottsboro [Grayson County]
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      • Pottsboro [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mead
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mead
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<6>
    • Kingston [Marshall County]
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      • Kingston [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Mead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • Colbert [Bryan County]
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      • Colbert [Bryan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colbert<6>
    • Oakland [Marshall County]
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      • Oakland [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Caddo [Bryan County]
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      • Caddo [Bryan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo<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 Mead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mead.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mead ...

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

Adding Mead to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Mead

Communities in Oklahoma

About Bryan County

About Oklahoma

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mead. 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 Mead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mead - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mead) 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 Mead. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MeadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0007, Longitude: -96.5110       In this case, the coordinates for Mead 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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