Okemah Okfuskee County, Oklahoma

Okemah: City in Oklahoma

About

Okemah is a city located in the county of Okfuskee in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,223 and a population density of 475 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,048 inhabitants.

The city was created 120 years ago in 1901.

Okemah Quick Facts

Population : 3,048 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
County : Okfuskee County
Postal code : 74859
Area : 6.78 km2
Altitude : 909 feet / 277 meters
Capital city : Okemah is capital of Okfuskee County
Establishment : January 01, 1902 (120 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:37:42 (5th October 2022)
Density : 449 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.74% (2010-2020)
Okemah locator map
Location of Okemah on Oklahoma map.
Okemah broadway image
Okemah broadway
Okemah broadway image

Geography

Okemah is located at 35°25'57"N 96°18'18"W (35.4325900, -96.3050100).

Okemah map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Okemah decreased by 5.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,223 - census
2011 3,279 1.71% estimation process
2012 3,293 0.43% estimation process
2013 3,273 -0.61% estimation process
2014 3,226 -1.46% estimation process
2015 3,198 -0.88% estimation process
2016 3,181 -0.53% estimation process
2017 3,169 -0.38% estimation process
2018 3,160 -0.28% estimation process
2019 3,132 -0.89% estimation process
2020 3,048 -2.76% estimation process

Okemah zip code is 74859. County name: Okfuskee, County fips: 40107

People born in Okemah (10)

People born in Okemah, including astronaut William R. Pogue, singer-songwriter Gwen Guthrie, United States federal judge Allen Edward Barrow, .

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Schools in Okemah

College & universities near Okemah, OK

Code Name City ZIP
418357 Wes Watkins Technology Center Wetumka (OK) 74883-6155

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Okemah, OK

Code Name Address Type
TLS Tulsa, Oklahoma 317 South Detroit St. BUS
PUR Purcell East Main St and North Santa Fe Ave. RAIL
NOR Norman 200 South Jones Avenue RAIL
OKC Santa Fe Depot 100 South E.K. Gaylord Blvd. RAIL
PVL Pauls Valley East Paul Ave. and South Santa Fe St. RAIL

Post offices near Okemah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Okemah Post Office Okemah (OK) 74859

Other cities in Okfuskee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Okfuskee County , OK.

City Name Population Title
Boley 1,167 Town in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma
Weleetka 937 Human settlement in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Paden 447 Human settlement in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Bearden 126 Human settlement in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Castle 103 Town in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States
IXL 48 Town in Oklahoma, United States
Clearview 46 Human settlement in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Okemah distances to largest Oklahoma cities