Pharoah, Oklahoma facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Okfuskee
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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