Avery, Oklahoma
Avery
Avery
Avery
Avery
Coordinates: 35°53′2″N 96°45′8″W / 35.88389°N 96.75222°W / 35.88389; -96.75222Coordinates: 35°53′2″N 96°45′8″W / 35.88389°N 96.75222°W / 35.88389; -96.75222
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyLincoln
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Avery is a ghost town in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States. The community had a post office from September 16, 1902, until August 26, 1957. Founded as Mound City, it was renamed for Eastern Oklahoma Railway worker Avery Turner after the railroad built through the community.[1]

References

  1. ^ Morris, John (1977). Ghost Towns of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-0-8061-1420-0.