Albert, Oklahoma

Albert, Oklahoma is an unincorporated place in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. It is located southwest of Binger on State Highway 146. The post office was established September 1, 1910. The community is said to have been named for a friend of the townsite owner, Martin F. Hennessey, Albert Baker.

Albert, Oklahoma
Albert is located in Oklahoma
Albert
Albert
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Albert is located in the United States
Albert
Albert
Albert (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°13′58″N 98°24′41″W / 35.23278°N 98.41139°W / 35.23278; -98.41139Coordinates: 35°13′58″N 98°24′41″W / 35.23278°N 98.41139°W / 35.23278; -98.41139
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyCaddo
Population
 (2000)
 • Total0
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
73001
Area code(s)405

The town is locally known as Oney with only the post office referred to as Albert. Oney was original name after Richard Oney by Martin F. Hennessey, the town founder. However, there was another town named Oney and it was renamed Albert. Martin F. Hennessey who was the founder was the post master general as well as owned the general store, hotel, and three cotton gins.

The post office in Albert was slated for possible closure by the US Postal Service in 2011[1] but remains open as of 2017.[2]

Albert is served by the Binger-Oney Public School District.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Expanded Access Study List - Oklahoma". About.usps.com. 2011-03-28. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-02-20.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-07. Retrieved 2017-06-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

SourcesEdit

  • Shirk, George H.; Oklahoma Place Names; University of Oklahoma Press; Norman, Oklahoma; 1987: ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .