Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

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Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°47′41″N 95°15′11″W / 35.79472°N 95.25306°W / 35.79472; -95.25306Coordinates: 35°47′41″N 95°15′11″W / 35.79472°N 95.25306°W / 35.79472; -95.25306
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Muskogee, Cherokee
Area
 • Total 14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2)
 • Land 13.4 sq mi (34.8 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,054
 • Density 301.8/sq mi (116.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74434
Area code(s) 918
FIPS code 40-27200[1]
GNIS feature ID 1092958[2]

Fort Gibson is a town in Cherokee and Muskogee counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 4,054 at the 2000 census. It is the oldest town in Oklahoma, it was established in 1824. It is the location of Fort Gibson National Cemetery. It is near to the end of the Cherokees' Trail of Tears at Tahlequah.

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