White Eagle, Oklahoma

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White Eagle, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
White Eagle, Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma
White Eagle, Oklahoma
White Eagle, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°36′30″N 97°04′34″W / 36.60833°N 97.07611°W / 36.60833; -97.07611
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Kay
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 580
GNIS feature ID 1102141[1]

White Eagle is an unincorporated community in Kay County, Oklahoma, United States.

White Eagle was named for the Ponca principal chief, White Eagle (ca. 1840-1914), who led the Ponca to their reservation in Indian Territory.[2] Other names for the town are Ponca, White Eagle Agency, and Whiteagle.[1]

Geography[edit]

White Eagle is located at 36°36′29″N 97°04′34″W / 36.608°N 97.076°W / 36.608; -97.076Coordinates: 36°36′29″N 97°04′34″W / 36.608°N 97.076°W / 36.608; -97.076.

Politics[edit]

White Eagle is the headquarters for the Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: White Eagle, Oklahoma
  2. ^ Johansen, Bruce E. White Eagle. Oklahoma Historical Society's Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture. 2009 (15 August 2009)
  3. ^ Van de Logt, Mark. Ponca. Oklahoma Historical Society's Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture. 2009 (15 August 2009)