Place:Fort Towson, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States

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NameFort Towson
TypeTown
Coordinates34.02°N 95.279°W
Located inChoctaw, Oklahoma, United States     (1860 - )
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Fort Towson is a town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 510 at the 2010 census, a 15.1 percent decline from 611 at the 2000 census. It was named for nearby Fort Towson, which had been established in May 1824 and named for General Nathan Towson, a hero of the War of 1812. The town of Fort Towson was established in 1902, after the Arkansas and Choctaw Railway reached eastern Choctaw County.

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