Place:Frogville, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates33.883°N 95.3°W
Located inChoctaw, Oklahoma, United States
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Frogville is a small unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. The post office was established on October 29, 1897, and closed on August 15, 1933. Frogville was named for the abundance of frogs in the area said to be so large they ate young ducks (Shirk).

Frogville is located near the Red River, a tributary to the Mississippi River that separates Oklahoma and Texas. Frogville is in southeastern Choctaw County southeast of Hugo, the county seat. Sawyer is to the north-northwest, Fort Towson is to the north-northeast, and Grant is to the west. Choctaw County received its name from the dense Indian population that once inhibited the land (Lambert). Frogville is located in the 74743 (Hugo) ZIP code.

The closest school to Frogville is the Kiamichi Technology Center, serving the Hugo area for the purpose of higher education (Mandevill). The schools that would be available to Frogville are Hugo Elementary School 1100 David Roebuck Lane, Hugo Middle School 300 North E., Hugo High School 201 E. Brown (Henry), Fort Towson Elementary West 3rd Street, and Fort Towson High School West 3rd Street (Mandevill).

Oklahoma is a mostly farming state and most all of Frogville property is farmland (Smallwood). The number of farms in 1970 was 91,000 with 37,100, . Overall the use of land to farm has been decreasing by 10,000 every ten years, but this is not a definite trend; there are also years that farms have increased and again decreased (Dodd). The closest post office is in Sawyer (ZIP code 74756).

In the town of Frogville there are two reservoirs, one cemetery, and the only major highway that is used to reach Frogville is Oklahoma State Highway 109 (Google Maps).

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