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Welcome to Woodward ...

The city of Woodward is located in Woodward County<1> (at the time of its founding, Woodward was located in Oklahoma Territory) and is the County Seat for Woodward County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodward has a population of 12,096 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Woodward is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Woodward: (580)

The ZIP code for Woodward: 73801<4>

Websites for Woodward ...

Official Website:   www.cityofwoodward.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.woodwardchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodward had an population of 12,096 people. This is an increase of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodward had a population of 12,051 people (or 60.01% of the total population of Woodward County). This makes Woodward the county's most populous community.

The population of Woodward represents 0.32% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,051 people, the population of Woodward increased 1.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,853 people).

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

Communities Also Named Woodward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Woodward - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Woodward ...

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

  • Mooreland [Woodward County]
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    • Mooreland [Woodward County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Woodward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreland<6>
  • Fargo [Ellis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fargo
    • Fargo [Ellis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Woodward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fargo<6>
  • Fort Supply [Woodward County]
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    • Fort Supply [Woodward County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Supply
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Supply<6>
  • Sharon [Woodward County]
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    • Sharon [Woodward County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Woodward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mutual [Woodward County]
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      • Mutual [Woodward County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Woodward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mutual
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mutual<6>
    • Quinlan [Woodward County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinlan
      • Quinlan [Woodward County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Woodward
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinlan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinlan
    • Curtis [Woodward County]
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      • Curtis [Woodward County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Woodward
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curtis
    • Haskew [Woods County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskew
      • Haskew [Woods County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodward
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskew came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Vici [Dewey County]
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      • Vici [Dewey County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Woodward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vici
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vici<6>
    • Gage [Ellis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gage
      • Gage [Ellis County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of Woodward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gage have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gage<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodward. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodward.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodward ...

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

Adding Woodward to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Woodward on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1948).

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

Mentions & References for Woodward

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Woodward County

About Oklahoma

The official website for Woodward: www.cityofwoodward.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodward.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodward - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Woodward). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodward or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodward) 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 Woodward. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodwardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4337, Longitude: -99.3908    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>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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