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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  5 miles southwest of Maud
Existed:  September 7, 1898 until September 3, 1901
Named for:  Inez Hazelwood, local resident

Hannah Scott was the first postmaster.  Her husband owned a store, and was a homesteader in the run of 1891. The original first choice for the name was “Ozark”. Homesteaders living in the same area were:

Charlotte Hazelwood 
We-So Curley
 David H. Smith 
Andrew G. Hulsey
 James M Keeton 
Alex Chambers 
Joseph F. Little
 Frank W. Boggs


Do you have photos of  Inez, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at
We would love to have pictures of each post office; schools; churches, people/families.


Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.