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Welcome to Yukon ...

The city of Yukon is located in Canadian County<1> (at the time of its founding, Yukon was located in Indian Territory).


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Yukon, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Yukon has a population of 28,149 people<3> (see below for details).

Yukon is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Yukon: (405)

The ZIP code for Yukon: 73099<5>

Websites for Yukon ...

Official Website: www.ci.yukon.ok.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yukon had an population of 28,149 people. This is an increase of 23.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yukon had a population of 22,709 people (or 19.65% of the total population of Canadian County). This makes Yukon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Yukon represents 0.61% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,709 people, the population of Yukon increased 7.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,043 people).

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

Communities Also Named Yukon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Oklahoma communities named Yukon: This one is located in Canadian County and the other is located in Kingfisher County.

Beyond Oklahoma, there are 8 communities that are also named Yukon - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Yukon ...

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

  • Oklahoma City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Edmond
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmond
    • Edmond is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,346 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmond <6>
  • Mustang
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mustang have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mustang
    • Mustang is located in Canadian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,049 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mustang <6>
  • Del City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • El Reno
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Bethany
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Warr Acres
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warr Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warr Acres
    • Warr Acres is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,088 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warr Acres <6>
  • The Village
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Village
    • The Village is located in Oklahoma County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,639 people
  • Piedmont
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont is located in Canadian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,981 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont <6>
  • Tuttle
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yukon. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Yukon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yukon ...

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

Adding Yukon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Yukon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Yukon was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Yukon post office opened in 1891.

We also found Yukon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Oklahoma (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Yukon.

The official website for Yukon: www.ci.yukon.ok.us/

The official website for Canadian County: www.canadiancounty.org/

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 Canadian, 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 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 Yukon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yukon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Yukon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yukon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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