Homestead, Oklahoma

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Homestead, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Homestead, Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma
Homestead, Oklahoma
Location of Homestead in Oklahoma
Homestead, Oklahoma is located in the US
Homestead, Oklahoma
Homestead, Oklahoma (the US)
Coordinates: 36°08′59″N 98°23′38″W / 36.14972°N 98.39389°W / 36.14972; -98.39389Coordinates: 36°08′59″N 98°23′38″W / 36.14972°N 98.39389°W / 36.14972; -98.39389
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyBlaine
Elevation[1]1,250 ft (380 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)580
GNIS feature ID1093872[1]

Homestead is a small unincorporated community in northern Blaine County, Oklahoma, United States. The town was plotted along the Rock Island railroad line before statehood. The Homestead Post Office opened January 26, 1893.[2] Homestead had a population of 150 residents in 1905, according to the Oklahoma Territorial Census.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Homestead, Oklahoma. Retrieved on 2008-05-16.
  2. ^ Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965, p.105.

Further reading[edit]

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