Afton, Oklahoma

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Afton is a town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,118 at the 2000 census, most of the recent population growth was from the near abandonment of nearby towns of Cardin and Picher from ground contamination sites by local mining quarries.



Afton is served by the Afton Independent School District.


Afton is located at 36°41′31″N 94°57′50″W / 36.69194°N 94.96389°W / 36.69194; -94.96389 (36.691845, -94.964024)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2006, there were 1,110 people, 441 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 675.8 people per square mile (261.6/km²). There were 509 housing units at an average density of 307.7/sq mi (119.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.46% White, 0.09% African American, 14.58% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 7.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.

There were 441 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.11.

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