Anvil, Oklahoma

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Anvil is a ghost town in Lincoln County, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.


The community was settled after the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889, and named for an anvil-shaped rock near the town site.[1] A post office was established at Anvil in 1892, and remained in operation until 1904.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Oklahoma's Strangely Named Towns". KWTV. Archived from the original on December 2, 2001. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Lincoln County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Anvil Post Office (historical)