Bristow Oklahoma Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Bristow, Oklahoma Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Bristow

Creek County,

Oklahoma

Zip Code


The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.


What would you like to know about Bristow

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Bristow Business Directory.

Bristow Chamber of Commerce.




Zip Codes

74010

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Bristow is approximately 4,302 (1998), 4222 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,009 (1990), 1737 (2010).

The amount of land area in Bristow is 8.052 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.136 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bristow to Washington DC is 1119 miles. The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 68 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bristow is positioned 35.83 degrees north of the equator and 96.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Bristow miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Bristow location: in eastern Oklahoma approximately 35 miles from Tulsa and 1 hour from Oklahoma City.

Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Bristow history:

Bristow was named for Senator Joseph L. Bristow of Kansas. At the time the post office was established on 25 April 1898, he was the Fourth Assistant Postmaster General. Before the post office was opened, it was a trading post in this Indian Territory. Bristow was part of the former Creek Nation Indian Territory and was known as the "Woodland Queen." The town didn't grow much until the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad came through in July 1898. The townsite was surveyed in 1901 by Charles L. Wood. There were 360 acres in the site. A school had already been opened in 1898 when the settlers first arrived. Another early business was the Territorial Bank opened by A.H. Purdy in 1899. The area was agricultural and suited for cotton growing with several cotton gins in Bristow. Bristow became an oil boom-town in the 1920's, along with many areas of oil-rich Oklahoma.
Return to Index

Attractions

Bristow attractions:

Bristow is the site of the National Wake Island War Memorial. A 320 acre park is just six blocks from the heart of downtown Bristow.

Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Oklahoma

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search