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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Oklahoma City came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Oklahoma City in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Oklahoma City. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Oklahoma City is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Oklahoma City post office opened in 1923.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Oklahoma City:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

George#&160;F. Cram Map (1922)
Published by George F. Cram& Co.

Rand McNally Map of Oklahoma (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

We found Oklahoma City in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Oklahoma City for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Oklahoma City. See our Misc Page for Oklahoma City for more information.


Railroad Mentions of Oklahoma City:

The following routes mentioned Oklahoma City as a scheduled stop:

The Kansas Cityan / The Chicagoan: From Santa Fe Railroad timetable for the defunct Kansas Cityan / The Chicagoan (train schedule from 1966). The Kansas Cityan / The Chicagoan travelled between Chicago (IL) and Dallas (TX)

The Texas Chief: From Santa Fe Railroad timetable for the defunct Texas Chief (schedule from 1970). The Texas Chief travelled between Chicago (IL) and Houston (TX)

The official website for Oklahoma City: www.okc.gov/

The official website for Oklahoma County: www.oklahomacounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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