Pharoah, Oklahoma facts for kids
|Location within the state of Oklahoma|
|Elevation||768 ft (234 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1096590|
Pharoah is an unincorporated community in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma. It is 9 miles east of Okemah. The community was named after a rancher and cattleman, O.J. Pharoah. Oil and gas production have historically been important industries in Okfuskee County, and, in the 1920s, oil wells were drilled around Pharoah. A post office opened in Pharoah on June 8, 1921.
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