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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location: 3 miles north and 1 mile west of Brown
Existed:  March 21, 1892 - June 5, 1894
Named for: unknown

The original Post Office application of this town was signed by the proposed postmaster, John L. Willis.  However, he declined to accept the commission on the application dated March 21, 1892.  The first postmaster was John C. Roberts.

Some homesteaders near the town were:
Charles A. Overturf
Elisha Renfro
Right W. Belcher
Lander T. Hagar
J.B. Armstead
Frank M. Champion
Andrew L. Champion
Patrick J. Matthews

Do you have photos of  THOMPSON, 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.