Box, Oklahoma facts for kids
|• 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)|
|• 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.
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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