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Welcome to Yeager ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Yeager has a population of 72 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Yeager is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yeager had an population of 72 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yeager had a population of 75 people. This makes Yeager the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 75 people, the population of Yeager increased 11.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 67 people).

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

Communities Also Named Yeager ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Yeager - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky (2) and Maryland.

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

Communities near Yeager ...

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

  • Seminole [Seminole County]
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    • Seminole [Seminole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Yeager
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminole have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminole<6>
  • Holdenville [Hughes County]
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    • Holdenville [Hughes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Yeager
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,428 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holdenville<6>
  • Wewoka [Seminole County]
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    • Wewoka [Seminole County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Yeager
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wewoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wewoka<6>
  • Okemah [Okfuskee County]
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    • Okemah [Okfuskee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Yeager
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,048 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okemah<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wetumka [Hughes County]
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      • Wetumka [Hughes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,186 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetumka<6>
    • Weleetka [Okfuskee County]
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      • Weleetka [Okfuskee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 937 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weleetka<6>
    • Allen [Hughes County]
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      • Allen [Hughes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<6>
    • Bowlegs [Seminole County]
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      • Bowlegs [Seminole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowlegs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowlegs<6>
    • Dustin [Hughes County]
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      • Dustin [Hughes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dustin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dustin
    • Cromwell [Seminole County]
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      • Cromwell [Seminole County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Yeager
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cromwell<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 Yeager. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yeager.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yeager ...

Looking for more information about Yeager? 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 Yeager, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Yeager.

Adding Yeager to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yeager. 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 Hughes, 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 Yeager.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yeager - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Yeager) 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 Yeager. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from YeagerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yeager. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1566, Longitude: -96.3400       In this case, the coordinates for Yeager have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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