Alfalfa, Oklahoma

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Alfalfa, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Alfalfa is located in Oklahoma
Alfalfa
Alfalfa
Coordinates: 35°13′08″N 98°36′26″W / 35.21889°N 98.60722°W / 35.21889; -98.60722Coordinates: 35°13′08″N 98°36′26″W / 35.21889°N 98.60722°W / 35.21889; -98.60722[1]
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyCaddo
Elevation[1]1,460 ft (445 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)405
GNIS feature ID1089581[1]

Alfalfa is an unincorporated community in western Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States.[1] Alfalfa is located on Oklahoma State Highway 58 8 miles (13 km) north of Carnegie. Fort Cobb Lake and state park are about five miles to the east.[2]

The community was so named on account of alfalfa fields near the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alfalfa, Oklahoma
  2. ^ Oklahoma Atlas & Gazeteer, DeLorme, 1st ed., 1998, p. 40 ISBN 0899332838
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 8.