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Dale
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pottawatomie
Population (2010)
 • Total 181
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Dale is a small unincorporated community located on State Highway 270 in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. It lies in the North Canadian River bottom, a few miles northwest of Shawnee. The 2010 census recorded a population of 186.

Dale was platted along the Rock Island railroad line before statehood. The Dale Post Office opened October 26, 1893. The community was named for Frank Dale, a territorial judge. Dale also has a public school system.

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


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