Other Communities

Listed below are communities that are known to have existed but little is know of their beginning or ending.  Numbers in blue are GPS coordinates.

Washita - Post office Aug 11, 1887 - Oct 31, 1900, 34 3249N, 097 0752W, Joy 

Wheeler, S13, T1N, R1E  - same area as Washita, 34 3341N, 097 0824W, Joy 

Carr Flat - S36, T1N, R1E, 1 mi. NE of Joy.

Gattis - extreme NW Murray County.

Fletcher - S9, T1S, R3E, cemetery, 34 2919N, 096 5326W, Sulphur South 

Rocky Point - N/W of Sulphur.

Howard - S/E of Woodland School in Arbuckle foothills.

Denny - north of Hickory,  34 3412N, 096 5047W,  Roff South 

Crusher - a.k.a. Big Canyon/Arbuckle, 34 2102N, 097 0145W, Gene Autry 

Robnet - Sec 21, T1-S, R1-E; platted Oct 30, 1911.  Which would put it on the old Butterly Ranch.

Lincoln, OK - Town platted Oct 8, 1910.  Area was adjoining Platt National Park east of Buffalo & Antelope Springs, to the east and south of the park boundary.

Grandview - S 36, T1N, R3E.  On the hills just NE of the School for the Deaf at Sulphur.

Goose Nest - A community west of Davis that was platted and registered April 10, 1911 by surveyor G. W. King.  It had a school and was located: S17, T1S, R1E.  The town was evidently named after the Goose Nest Mine that was nearby.  There were many lead and zinc mines in the Arbuckle Mountains.

Cedar Blue - A recreational vehicle park with year round camping.  Has a population of several hundred during camping season.  Built in the old Gilsonite community. S28, T1S, R3E, built 1980.

Five Lakes - A new recreational living community built around the asphalt pits in the old Gilsonite community.  Population is several hundred.  Built in 1982.

White Mound - East of Crusher, 34 2220N, 097 0027W, Gene Autry 

Number Two - Community between Arbuckle Dam and Dougherty.

Jacksonville - African American community in far NW section of Murray County.  Former location of Jackson Separate School for black children before integration.  Three miles east and two miles south of Hennepin on sections 3 and 4, T1S, R1W.




Contributed by Dennis Muncrief