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Temple, Oklahoma

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Welcome to Temple ...

The town of Temple is located in Cotton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Temple has a population of 959 people<1> (see below for details).

Temple is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,146 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Temple had an population of 959 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Temple ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Temple and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Addington   [Map]   108   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Comanche   [Map]   1,604   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Empire City   [Map]   912   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Geronimo   [Map]   1,204   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hastings   [Map]   137   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Randlett   [Map]   422   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Temple. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Temple, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Temple.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Temple. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Temple. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Temple

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Temple. The point that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Temple.