Cotton County OKGenWeb

  Your source for FREE Cotton County Oklahoma Genealogy!


Temple was originally named Botsford when it was begun in 1901. The name was later changed to Temple after Temple Houston, a lawyer in old Greer County and Oklahoma Territory, and the son of General Sam Houston.

Year   Businesses Owner/Notes
1909 The Temple Tribune  
1909 First State Bank  
1909 Temple Opera House  
1909 B & O Cash Store  
? - 1954 Sears Moved to Lawton in 1954. Gave building to town.
? - 1990 Haggar Slacks Moved into old Sears building and was there for many years until it closed in 1990.
? - 1976 The Temple Tribune Started before statehood.
1970s The Temple Times  


Quick Links
Oklahoma Resources
Copyright Notice

All materials on this site are subject to copyright laws. Do not 'contribute' the material (including lists and photos) located on this site to other websites. You may print or save materials to your computer for your personal use only. Any other use of this material requires consent of the copyright holder. This material may not be reproduced in any format for profit or publication by any organization or person.


Cotton County OKGenWeb is part of the USGenWeb Project. Links to web sites that are not part of USGenWeb Project are provided for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of the websites or their contents by The USGenWeb Project.