10 Interesting Facts About Ponca City, Oklahoma

Ponca City, Oklahoma

Facts About Ponca City

  1. Ponca City sister city is Baiyin, Gansu, China.
  2. The city was named after the Ponca tribe, The Ponca Indians originally inhabited this region.
  3. Originally known as New Ponca, the town was incorporated on December 19, 1893
  4. The town’s name was changed from New Ponca to Ponca City on October 23, 1913.
  5. Ponca City is located in southeastern Kay County at 36°42′45″N 97°4′21″W (36.712422, -97.072431), northwest of the Arkansas River.
  6. The city sits on roughly 47.6 km2 (18.4 sq mi) of land, and also has about 3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi) of water, for a total area of 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi).
  7. The city is near the Arkansas River, the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River, Kaw Lake, and Lake Ponca, which all provide numerous recreational opportunities.
  8. Ponca City is a city in Kay County in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
  9. Ponca City is a diversified industries include oil refining, manufacture of petrochemicals and metal products, and servicing of diesel engines.
  10. Several scenes from American Gods (TV series) were shot in Ponca City.
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Interesting Facts About Ponca City, Oklahoma