Boynton, OK


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Boynton is a town in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 274 at the 2000 census.

Boynton was built in 1903 with the coming of the St. Louis – San Francisco Railway to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Boosted by an oil refinery and a brick factory, the town reached a peak population of 1,400 in the 1920 census. By 2000 the population had declined to 274. In 2010 the town government came under investigation for nepotism and Open Meeting Act violations. The local school district, Boynton-Moton Public Schools, closed its high school in September 2010; in March 2011, the Oklahoma State Board of Education voted to revoke the district's accreditation and close the lower school as of June 2011.