Norway in America - Oklahoma

Post office names in USA and Canada with Norwegian origin.
Research by Hallvard Slettebø and Dag Henriksbø.


This page was updated 27 April 2021

Norden, OK
Norden was a town in Grady Co., OK. ‘Norden’ is a Scandinavian term for the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including their associated territories. A post office with name Norden was established here in 1908, with Anfin Ersland postmaster. It changed name to Norge later the same year, same postmaster. The Norge, OK post office closed in 1954. See Norge, OK.

Norge, OK
Norge is a town in Grady Co., OK. “Norge” is the Norwegian spelling of “Norway”. A post office with name Norden was established here in 1908, with Anfin Ersland postmaster. It changed name to Norge later the same year, same postmaster. The Norge, OK post office closed in 1954. The population was 82 at the 2000 census. See Norden, OK. Svein Andreassen writes about Norge, OK.

Not confirmed: Bakke, OK
Bakke, Cimarron Co., OK. Established 1907 and named for postmaster Nels H. Bakke, early-day resident. Name-change 1909 to Esbon.


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