Wirt, Oklahoma

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Wirt
Unincorporated community
Wirt is located in Oklahoma
Wirt
Wirt
Wirt is located in the US
Wirt
Wirt
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°13′51″N 97°31′54″W / 34.23083°N 97.53167°W / 34.23083; -97.53167Coordinates: 34°13′51″N 97°31′54″W / 34.23083°N 97.53167°W / 34.23083; -97.53167
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Carter
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1099928

Wirt is an unincorporated community in Carter County, Oklahoma.[1] The town was named after Wirt Franklin, who was in the oil business.[2] The community post office began operations on December 12, 1914.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wirt, Oklahoma
  2. ^ a b Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965, p.224.