Place:Wardville, Atoka, Oklahoma, United States

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NameWardville
Alt namesHerbertsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS40011477
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates34.65°N 96.017°W
Located inAtoka, Oklahoma, United States
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Wardville is a small unincorporated community in northern Atoka County, Oklahoma, United States, along State Highway 131 14 miles northeast of Coalgate, Oklahoma. The post office was established February 6, 1902 under the name Herbert, Oklahoma. The town was named after Herbert Ward, who was the youngest son of the towns first postmaster, Henry Pleasant Ward. The name of the town was changed to Wardville on July 18, 1907. Wardville was named for the before mentioned Henry Pleasant Ward, who served in the territorial House of Representatives and Senate and was an Atoka County judge. The Wardville Post Office closed in 2007.

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