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
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Comanche
Founded August 6, 1901
Named for Henry Ware Lawton
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Fred L. Fitch
 • City council
 • City Manager Jerry Ihler [1]
Area
 • City 81.0 sq mi (210 km2)
 • Land 81.0 sq mi (210 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 96,867
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 97,151
 • Rank US: 304th
 • Density 1,195.4/sq mi (461.5/km2)
 • Urban 94,457 (US: 312th)
 • Metro 131,089 (US: 300th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 73501–73507
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-41850[4]
GNIS feature ID 1094539[5]
Website City 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.