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Edmond, Oklahoma

10 Interesting Facts About Edmond, Oklahoma

Facts About Edmond

  1. Edmond is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area in the central part of the state.
  2. The city of Edmond has a total area of 87.9 square miles, of which 85.1 square miles is land and 2.8 square miles is water
  3. The Edmond Sun, established by Milton W. “Kicking Bird” Reynolds on July 18, 1889, is the state’s oldest continuous newspaper dating from Oklahoma Territorial days.
  4. Edmond lies in the Sandstone Hills region of Central Oklahoma, known for hills, blackjack oak, and post oak.
  5. The primary coordinate point for Edmond is located at latitude 35.6528 and longitude -97.4781 in Oklahoma County.
  6. The City of Edmond is the 5th largest city in Oklahoma with a population of 96,391 as of July 1, 2022.
  7. The supermarket chain Crest Foods is based in Edmond.
  8. On July 4, 2007, the city inaugurated a bronze statue of Nannita R.H. Daisey, believed to be the first woman laying claim on Oklahoma land in the first (1889) land run.
  9. The Sister city of Edmond is Engels, Saratov Oblast, Russia.
  10. Edmond was formerly known as “Summit” and was a watering location for the railroad.
Edmond, Oklahoma
Interesting Facts About Edmond, Oklahoma