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Enville is a small rural community located in eastern Love County, Oklahoma. The Enville Post Office was established in the old Chickasaw Nation on June 16, 1904, and closed January 15, 1935. The name is said to have been coined from a contraction of the phrase, "end of the road ville."

Enville
Enville is located in Oklahoma
Enville
Enville
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Enville is located in the US
Enville
Enville
Enville (the US)
Coordinates: 33°59′1″N 96°59′11″W / 33.98361°N 96.98639°W / 33.98361; -96.98639Coordinates: 33°59′1″N 96°59′11″W / 33.98361°N 96.98639°W / 33.98361; -96.98639
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyLove
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Enville is the birthplace of noted Western actor, singer and composer, and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Johnny Bond.

SourcesEdit

  • Foreman, Grant. "First Post Offices Within the Boundaries of Oklahoma". Chronicles of Oklahoma. 26:2 (June 1948) p. 200. (accessed March 1, 2008)
  • Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .
  • Thompson, Chuck; Robert Medley; Rhonda Shephard; researchers. "Singers, Songwriters, & Musicians & the Place They Call Home". Oklahoma Today. Vol. 41 No. 1, February 1992, p. 22. (accessed March 1, 2008)