Battiest, Oklahoma

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Battiest
Unincorporated community
Battiest is located in Oklahoma
Battiest
Battiest
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°23′36″N 94°55′30″W / 34.39333°N 94.92500°W / 34.39333; -94.92500Coordinates: 34°23′36″N 94°55′30″W / 34.39333°N 94.92500°W / 34.39333; -94.92500
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County McCurtain
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74722

Battiest /bəˈtst/ is a small unincorporated community in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States. The post office was established November 1, 1926. It was named for Choctaw jurist Byington Battiest. The population today is approximately 250 people.

Battiest is served by the Battiest Independent School District.

Sources[edit]

  • Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .