|City, town or village
||1030 feet (314 meters)
|Latitude (DMS format)
||Longitude (DMS format)
||Map on which this town can be found
|34° 16' 30"N
||98° 27' 12"W
Cookietown, Oklahoma is located at the
crossroads of U.S. 277/281 and SH-5A, in
Cotton County, near the Texas border.
Origin of its unusual name
The tiny southwestern Oklahoma community
was named after a local business owned by
Marvin Cornelius back in the early twentieth
Nearby cities and towns:
Randlett, Oklahoma (to the south)
Devol, Oklahoma (to the southwest)
Loveland, Oklahoma (to the west)
Lawton, Oklahoma (to the north)
Walters, Oklahoma (to the northeast)
Temple, Oklahoma (to the east)
Taylor, Oklahoma (to the southeast)
Burkburnett, Texas (to the southwest)
Time Zone: Cookietown, Oklahoma is in the Central Time Zone.
Over the years, points of interest in the region have included:
* Cameron University, in Lawton, Oklahoma
* Fort Sill Military Reservation and National Historic Landmark, north of Lawton, OK.
* Waurika Lake, near Waurika, Oklahoma
* Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, northwest of Lawton, Oklahoma
Recreational opportunities in the area:
Camping, fishing, hunting, archery, picnicking,
hiking, rock climbing, photography, boating
Wildlife found in southwest Oklahoma:
Bison, elk, deer, wild turkey, coyotes, hawks,
quail, dove, ducks, rabbits, prairie dogs,
otter, owls, raccoon, and the armadillo.
U.S. map showing the location of Cookietown, Oklahoma
For an extensive list of other odd town names in the
United States, visit our page of unusual, bizarre or humorous names of towns.