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Asher
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

ZipCodes
74826




Page Contents for Asher, Oklahoma

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.
The population of Asher is approximately 449 (1990), 393 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 199 (1990), 161 (2010).
The amount of land area in Asher is 2.068 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Asher to Washington DC is 1192 miles.
The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 47 miles. (as the crow flies)
Asher is positioned 34.98 degrees north of the equator and 96.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the Oklahoma City general area.
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History & History Related Items

Off the main highway in Asher is a roadside marker that marks the spot where the Chisholm Trail ran through town and also the ruins of the Jesse Chisholm Trading post are still visible.

Asher has only one school k-12 at Asher School. There are also many old houses from the Oklahoma land rush that are still standing, but many are uninhabitable.

Asher, Oklahoma was named for the Asher family, and the Kentucky community of Asher, Ky, in East Kentucky, along with a member of the Asher family who helped found the community. Members of the family were in Jamestown Plantation, Va., Wilmington, NC, and elsewhere prior to the westward expansion. Asher, Davasher. and other variant spellings. Relatives to the Ashers include the Powhatans, Cherokees: Chief Red Bird of Southeast, KY, and European immigrants who married into Cherokee Tribes.
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Asher City Government

Asher City Hall
4th St & Division St
Asher, OK 74826
Phone: 405-784-2242


Asher Fire Department
Asher, OK 74826
Phone: 405-784-5533

Asher Schools

Asher School District
100 Division St
Asher, OK 74826
Phone: 405-784-2332

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