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Box, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Sequoyah
Area
 • Total 3.304 sq mi (8.56 km2)
 • Land 3.290 sq mi (8.52 km2)
 • Water 0.014 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 224
 • Density 67.80/sq mi (26.18/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 918 & 539
GNIS feature ID 1100229

Box is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. Its population was 224 as of the 2010 census. Oklahoma State Highway 82 passes through the community.

Box was previously known as Roy; its post office changed its name to Box on July 7, 1911, after resident Henry Box. The post office closed on February 29, 1928.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 3.304 square miles (8.56 km2); 3.290 square miles (8.52 km2) of its area is land, and 0.014 square miles (0.036 km2) is water.


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