Douthat, Oklahoma

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Douthat, Oklahoma
Ghost town
Douthat, Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma
Douthat, Oklahoma
Douthat, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°57′33″N 94°50′10″W / 36.95917°N 94.83611°W / 36.95917; -94.83611Coordinates: 36°57′33″N 94°50′10″W / 36.95917°N 94.83611°W / 36.95917; -94.83611
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Ottawa
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
GNIS feature ID 1100283[1]

Douthat is a ghost town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. Douthat is 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Picher. Douthat once had a post office, which opened on March 17, 1917. The community was named after Zahn A. Douthat, the owner of the townsite.[2] Douthat is now abandoned and part of the Tar Creek Superfund site.[3][4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Douthat, Oklahoma
  2. ^ Shirk, George (1987). Oklahoma Place Names. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 44. 
  3. ^ "Douthat, Oklahoma". Retrieved August 4, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tar Creek (Ottawa County), Oklahoma Site Overview". Kansas State University Technical Outreach Services for Native American Communities. Retrieved August 5, 2010.