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Welcome to Temple ...

The town of Temple is located in Cotton County.

The location of Temple has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Temple has a population of 935 people<2> (see below for details).

Temple is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Temple: (580)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Temple had a population of 1,002 people (or 16.18% of the total population of Cotton County). This makes Temple the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Temple represents 0.03% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,002 people, the population of Temple decreased 12.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,146 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Temple had an population of 935 people. This is a decrease of 6.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Temple ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Addington   [Map]   107   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Comanche   [Map]   1,567   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Empire City   [Map]   904   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Geronimo   [Map]   1,223   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hastings   [Map]   136   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Randlett   [Map]   419   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Temple.

Communities Also Named Temple ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Temple - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Temple. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Temple. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Temple.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Temple:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Temple ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Temple. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Temple.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Temple - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Temple) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Temple. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Temple

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Temple. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2730, Longitude: -98.2352     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Temple have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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