Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

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Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Motto(s): 
"The Oldest Town in Oklahoma."
Location of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
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
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountiesCherokee, Muskogee
FoundedApril 21, 1824
Area
 • Total14.2 sq mi (36.8 km2)
 • Land13.6 sq mi (35.2 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation
564 ft (172 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,154
 • Density306/sq mi (118.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
74434
Area code(s)539/918
FIPS code40-27200[1]
GNIS feature ID1092958[2]
WebsiteChamber

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.