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Welcome to Quinlan ...

The town of Quinlan is located in Woodward County<1>.

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

Quinlan is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Quinlan is located in the (580) area code.

Communities Also Named Quinlan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Quinlan - they are located in Arkansas, Florida and Texas.

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

Communities near Quinlan ...

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

  • Woodward (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodward
    • Woodward lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Quinlan and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodward<5>
  • Mooreland (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreland
    • Mooreland lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Quinlan and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreland<5>
  • Waynoka (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynoka
    • Waynoka lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Quinlan and is located in Woods County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynoka<5>
  • Mutual (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mutual
    • Mutual lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Quinlan and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mutual
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mutual<5>
  • Curtis (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curtis
    • Curtis lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Quinlan and is located in Woodward County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curtis
  • Chester (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Haskew (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskew
    • Haskew was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Quinlan and is located in Woods County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskew came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
  • Phroso (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phroso
    • Phroso was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Quinlan and is located in Major County
  • Sharon (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
    • Sharon lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Quinlan and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<5>
  • Avard (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avard
    • Avard lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Quinlan and is located in Woods County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avard

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quinlan ...

Looking for more information about Quinlan? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Quinlan, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Quinlan.

Adding Quinlan to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quinlan. 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 Woodward, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quinlan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quinlan) 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 Quinlan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from QuinlanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quinlan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4545, Longitude: -99.0454       In this case, the coordinates for Quinlan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

 

 


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