Lawton, Oklahoma

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Lawton
City
Lawton, Oklahoma
Lawton City Hall
Lawton City Hall
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Lawton is located in Oklahoma
Lawton
Lawton
Location in Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°36′15″N 98°23′44″W / 34.60417°N 98.39556°W / 34.60417; -98.39556Coordinates: 34°36′15″N 98°23′44″W / 34.60417°N 98.39556°W / 34.60417; -98.39556
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyComanche
FoundedAugust 6, 1901
Named forHenry Ware Lawton
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorFred L. Fitch
 • City council
 • City ManagerJerry Ihler [1]
Area
 • City81.0 sq mi (210 km2)
 • Land81.0 sq mi (210 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City96,867
 • Estimate (2013)[3]97,151
 • RankUS: 304th
 • Density1,195.4/sq mi (461.5/km2)
 • Urban94,457 (US: 312th)
 • Metro131,089 (US: 300th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes73501–73507
Area code(s)580
FIPS code40-41850[4]
GNIS feature ID1094539[5]
WebsiteCity of Lawton

Lawton is a city in and the county seat of Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States.

Mount Scott, 10 miles (16 km) North of Lawton, is the second highest peak in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge and the third highest peak in the state of Oklahoma.

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/city-manager
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
  4. American Fact Finder. "Geographic Identifiers". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  5. Geographic Names Information System (December 18, 1979). "Lawton". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-05.