Place:Hobart, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States

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NameHobart
TypeCity
Coordinates35.026°N 99.091°W
Located inKiowa, Oklahoma, United States
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Hobart (pronounced ho-BURt, not ho-BARt) is a city in and the county seat of Kiowa County, Oklahoma, United States. Hobart was founded in 1901 on what had been part of an Indian reservation. The settlers drew lots for free land. It was named for Garret Hobart, the twenty-fourth Vice President of the United States. The population was 3,756 at the 2010 census, a decline of 6.0 percent from 3,997 at the 2000 census. It is served by Hobart Regional Airport. It also has 2 museums: the General Tommy Franks Museum and the Kiowa County Museum.

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