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Oak Park, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Welcome to Oak Park ...

Oak Park is located in Madison County.

When the people of Oak Park refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Oak Parker<1>

Oak Park is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Oak Park lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Oak Park (for example, toward Trenton (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Oak Park: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Oak Park ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oak Park and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gurley   [Map]   788   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   207   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Oak Park.

Communities Also Named Oak Park ...

While we believe that this Oak Park is located in Madison County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Oak Park. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 47 communities that are also named Oak Park - they are located in Arkansas (2), California (3), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oak Park.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oak Park. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oak Park. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oak Park.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oak Park:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Park ...

Looking for more information about Oak Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Oak Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oak Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Oak Park.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Oak Park. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Oak Park refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Oak Park may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Oak Park.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Oak Park. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7490, Longitude: -86.5525     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Park.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oak Park.



 
 
 

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