Fox, Oklahoma

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Fox, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Fox is located in Oklahoma
Fox
Fox
Fox is located in the US
Fox
Fox
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°21′49″N 97°29′32″W / 34.36361°N 97.49222°W / 34.36361; -97.49222Coordinates: 34°21′49″N 97°29′32″W / 34.36361°N 97.49222°W / 34.36361; -97.49222
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Carter
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1093003

Fox is a small unincorporated community in Carter County in southern Oklahoma.[1] The post office was established January 25, 1894.[2] It is named for Frank M. Fox of the Chickasaw Nation.[2]

Its racially integrated school produced several high school championship football teams, particularly in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Robert L. Lynn, the president from 1975 to 1997 of Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana, graduated in 1949 from Fox High School.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fox, Oklahoma
  2. ^ a b Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965, p.83.
  3. ^ "Dr. Lynn is slated by Lions", Minden Press-Herald, Minden, Louisiana, September 24, 1975, p. 1