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Ramona
Washington County, Oklahoma

ZipCodes
74061




Page Contents for Ramona, Oklahoma

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Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions



Statistics & Facts

The Oklahoma state capital is Oklahoma City.
The population of Ramona is approximately 508 1990, 535 2010.
The approximate number of families is 268 1990, 220 2010.
The amount of land area in Ramona is 1.987 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ramona to Washington DC is 1085 miles.
The distance to the Oklahoma state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ramona is positioned 36.53 degrees north of the equator and 95.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

between Tulsa and Bartlesville in northeastern Oklahoma
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History & History Related Items

Ramona was founded in 1899, and was a stop on the Santa-Fe Railroad. It was the fourth-to-the-last stop if you were heading south. Ramona became an oil town, even becoming larger than Tulsa for a period. Unfortunately, the oil stopped flowing, and the population is now half of what it was in the oil days. The town was originally called Bon-Ton, but the name was changed to Ramona in honor of the Helen Hunt Jackson novel. The first church established was the Ramona Friends Church, still in existence, in 1902.
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Attractions

The town, although fledgling, is a good little town. We desperately need economic growth to survive. The buildings on Fourth Street the nearest thing we have to a main street are a little worse for the wear, but are not so much so that they cannot be fixed up. A business would do well to move into the area, as we are conveniently located between Tulsa and Bartlesville 26 Mi. and 17 Mi., respectively on Highway 75. A Wal-Mart distribution center is being built just north of town, which will improve our finances significantly. We have a few small businesses, such as a Bar-B-Que joint, a hair-dresser, a Sinclair gas station, Daylight Donuts, Bill's Tire Repair, and the town-famous Ward's Garage. There are several churches in Ramona, a history museum, a High School, a medical clinic the first one in the state to receive a million-dollar endowment, a post office, a fire station, a city hall, a small park, and some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet.
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