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Welcome to Oakman ...
The town of Oakman is located in Walker County.
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Oakman has a population of 725 people<1> (see below for details).
Oakman was incorporated in 1895.
The town of Oakman was named Marietta before it was changed to Oakman and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Day's Gap.
The community of Oakman is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Oakman lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Oakman: (205)
The ZIP code for Oakman: 35579<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakman had a population of 789 people. This makes Oakman the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Oakman represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 789 people, the population of Oakman decreased 16.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 944 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oakman had an population of 725 people. This is a decrease of 8.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.2% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oakman.
Communities Also Named Oakman ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Oakman - they are located in Georgia, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oakman.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oakman:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakman ...
Looking for more information about Oakman? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Oakman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oakman.
Communities near Oakman ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Oakman
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Oakman
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Oakman
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oakman
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Oakman
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Oakman
Located in Fayette County
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Oakman
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Oakman
Located in Jefferson County
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Oakman
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oakman
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Oakman.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Jan 2020