Avery, Oklahoma

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Ghost town
Avery is located in Oklahoma
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°53′2″N 96°45′8″W / 35.88389°N 96.75222°W / 35.88389; -96.75222Coordinates: 35°53′2″N 96°45′8″W / 35.88389°N 96.75222°W / 35.88389; -96.75222
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Lincoln
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Avery is a ghost town in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States. The community had a post office from September 16, 1902, until August 26, 1957. Founded as Mound City, it was renamed for Eastern Oklahoma Railway worker Avery Turner after the railroad built through the community.[1]


  1. ^ Morris, John (1977). Ghost Towns of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-0-8061-1420-0. 

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