Hinton is a town in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 3,196 as of the 2010 census, up from 2,175 in 2000. It is approximately 50 miles (80 km) west of Oklahoma City.
Hinton is located in northeastern Caddo County at 35°28′44″N 98°21′13″W (35.479004, -98.353748), at an elevation 1,676 feet (511 m). The town limits extend north from the settled part of town 4 miles (6 km) along U.S. Route 281 to Interstate 40 at Exit 101, from which it is 49 miles (79 km) east to the center of Oklahoma City.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Hinton has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,175 people, 575 households, and 412 families residing in the town. The population density was 691.5 people per square mile (266.6/km2). There were 667 housing units at an average density of 211.7 per square mile (81.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 73.66% White, 13.15% African American, 4.83% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 4.37% from other races, and 3.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.46% of the population.