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Welcome to Spiro ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spiro has a population of 2,152 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Spiro is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Spiro: (918) & (539)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spiro had an population of 2,152 people. This is a decrease of 0.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spiro had a population of 2,164 people. This makes Spiro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Spiro represents 0.06% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,164 people, the population of Spiro decreased 2.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,227 people).

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

Communities Also Named Spiro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Spiro - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Spiro ...

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

  • Fort Smith [Sebastian County]
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    • Fort Smith [Sebastian County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Spiro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Smith
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Smith<7>
  • Poteau [Le Flore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poteau
    • Poteau [Le Flore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Spiro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,906 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poteau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poteau<7>
  • Sallisaw [Sequoyah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallisaw
    • Sallisaw [Sequoyah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Spiro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallisaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallisaw<7>
  • Barling [Sebastian County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barling
    • Barling [Sebastian County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Spiro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barling<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pocola [Le Flore County]
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      • Pocola [Le Flore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocola<7>
    • Roland [Sequoyah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roland
      • Roland [Sequoyah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roland<7>
    • Muldrow [Sequoyah County]
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      • Muldrow [Sequoyah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muldrow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muldrow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muldrow<7>
    • Arkoma [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkoma
      • Arkoma [Le Flore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkoma<7>
    • Panama [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panama
      • Panama [Le Flore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panama<7>
    • Wister [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wister
      • Wister [Le Flore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Spiro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wister
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wister<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spiro ...

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

Adding Spiro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spiro. 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 Le Flore, 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 Spiro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spiro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<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- Spiro) 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 Spiro. 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 SpiroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spiro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2408, Longitude: -94.6216       In this case, the coordinates for Spiro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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