Reed, Oklahoma

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Reed, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Reed is located in Oklahoma
Reed is located in the US
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°54′2″N 99°41′44″W / 34.90056°N 99.69556°W / 34.90056; -99.69556Coordinates: 34°54′2″N 99°41′44″W / 34.90056°N 99.69556°W / 34.90056; -99.69556
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Greer
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 73554

Reed, Oklahoma is a small unincorporated community located along State Highway 9 in Greer County, Oklahoma, United States. The post office opened September 16, 1892. The ZIP Code is 73554. Reed was said to have been named for the first postmaster, John Reed Graham.

Famous residents[edit]

The Ponder brothers, Major League Baseball player Charles Elmer Ponder and World War I Flying Ace William Thomas Ponder, were born in Reed and were of Cherokee descent.

Further reading[edit]

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