"Ghost" town of
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Location: about 4 miles south and 1 mile west of
Sacred Heart and only about 1 mile north of Young's Crossing
Meanko actually served as the postoffice for nearby Young's Crossing where there were 11 saloons and two stores. Buck Blackwell, a well-known horse and cattle thief in the southern part of the county near the Jefferson community, was shot and killed by George Lewis.
Families living in the area around Meanko included:
George L. & Josette Young
|Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.|