About This Place
Stratford is a town in Garvin County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,474 at the 2000 census.
Stratford was originally the town of McGee which was established in 1891. In 1906 the Oklahoma Central Railroad built the railroad two miles south of McGee. The town placed its buildings on wagons and wheeled them down to the train tracks. The new town was first named Walling, but by October 1906 the name was changed to Stratford. Stratford is known as the Peach capital of Oklahoma and holds its Peach Festival, annual rodeo, and car show the second Saturday each July.
Stratford is located at 34°47′46″N 96°57′37″W / 34.79611°N 96.96028°W / 34.79611; -96.96028 (34.796077, -96.960342).