Cardin is a town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 150 at the 2000 census. The town is located within the Tar Creek Superfund site; the vast majority of its residents have accepted federal buyout offers, leaving the town mostly vacant as of 2009. Post office opened 12/21/1915.
Douthat is a ghost town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. Douthat is 2 miles (3 km) south of Picher. Douthat once had a post office, which opened on March 17, 1917. The community was named after Zahn A. Douthat, the owner of the townsite. Douthat is now abandoned and part of the Tar Creek Superfund site.
Picher is a ghost town and former city in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. It was formerly a center of lead and zinc mining. The population was 1,640 at the 2000 census. Discoveries of ground contamination and the possibility of a cave-in of mines under the city have prompted all of its population to evacuate, and the nearby town of Cardin is following suit. The city is within the boundaries of the Tar Creek Superfund site. In 1913, as the Tri-State district expanded, lead and zinc ore was discovered on Harry Crawfish's claim ...
Post office July 2, 1917 to Oct. 31, 1954
Ghost Towns For Ottawa County