Titanic, Oklahoma
Location within Adair County and the state of Oklahoma
Location within Adair County and the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°54′3″N 94°46′19″W / 35.90083°N 94.77194°W / 35.90083; -94.77194Coordinates: 35°54′3″N 94°46′19″W / 35.90083°N 94.77194°W / 35.90083; -94.77194
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyAdair
Area
 • Total5.4 sq mi (13.9 km2)
 • Land5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,061 ft (323 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total356
 • Density67/sq mi (25.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code40-73950[1]
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.[3] It was presumably named after the famous ocean liner RMS Titanic.

A post office was established in Titanic, on January 3, 1916, but discontinued on December 31, 1927, with mail to Stilwell.[4][5]

Geography

Titanic is located at 35°54′3″N 94°46′19″W / 35.90083°N 94.77194°W / 35.90083; -94.77194, 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.[3]

References

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "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.
  4. ^ Shirk, George H., Oklahoma Place Names, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press (1965), p 206.
  5. ^ Helbock, Richard W., Oklahoma Post Offices, Lake Oswego, Oregon: La Posta Publications (1987), p 42.