Titanic, Oklahoma

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Titanic, Oklahoma
Adair County Oklahoma incorporated and unincorporated areas Titanic highlighted.svg
Location within Adair County and the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°53′20″N94°44′36″W / 35.88889°N 94.74333°W / 35.88889; -94.74333
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Adair
Area
[1]
  Total5.37 sq mi (13.92 km2)
  Land5.33 sq mi (13.82 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
[2]
1,040 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total259
  Density48.55/sq mi (18.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 40-73950 [3]
GNIS feature ID2584394 [2]

Titanic is a census-designated place (CDP) in Adair County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 356 at the 2010 census. [4] It was presumably named after the famous ocean liner RMS Titanic.

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A post office was established in Titanic, on January 3, 1916, but discontinued on December 31, 1927, with mail to Stilwell. [5] [6]

Geography

Titanic is located along the northern side of Oklahoma State Highway 51. It is 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Stilwell, the county seat, and 13 miles (21 km) east of Tahlequah in Cherokee County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.4 square miles (13.9 km2), of which 5.3 square miles (13.8 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.72%, is water. [4]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
2020 259
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

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References

  1. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Titanic, Oklahoma
  3. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. 1 2 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Titanic CDP, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved July 12, 2013.
  5. Shirk, George H., Oklahoma Place Names, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press (1965), p 206.
  6. Helbock, Richard W., Oklahoma Post Offices, Lake Oswego, Oregon: La Posta Publications (1987), p 42.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.