Sumner, Oklahoma

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Sumner
Sumner is located in Oklahoma
Sumner
Sumner
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Sumner is located in the United States
Sumner
Sumner
Sumner (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°19′8″N 97°7′17″W / 36.31889°N 97.12139°W / 36.31889; -97.12139Coordinates: 36°19′8″N 97°7′17″W / 36.31889°N 97.12139°W / 36.31889; -97.12139
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyNoble
Area
 • Total0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Land0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation938 ft (286 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total35
 • Density239.73/sq mi (92.87/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code40-71500
GNIS feature ID2812860[2]

Sumner is a community and Census Designated Place[2] located in Noble County, Oklahoma, United States, ten miles east of Perry and two miles north of U.S. Route 64. Established prior to statehood along the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, the post office opened on May 23, 1894. The town was named for Henry T. Sumner, a businessman from Perry. Per the 1905 Oklahoma Territorial Census, Sumner had sixty-four residents. The post office closed July 27, 1957.

The town currently has a population of approximately fifty. At its peak the town had a bank, post office, two churches, a school, a grain elevator, and a train stop. Currently, the only significant buildings still in use are the Baptist church, the Christian church and the school.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
202035
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sumner, Oklahoma
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  • Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. ISBN 0-8061-2028-2.