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Oakwood, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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The location of Oakwood

Welcome to Oakwood ...

Oakwood is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Oakwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Oakwood is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Oakwood is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Oakwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Oakwood

Hoover   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakwood

Vestavia Hills   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakwood

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Oakwood

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakwood

Mountain Brook   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakwood

Helena   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Oakwood

Located in Shelby County

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Oakwood

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oakwood

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Oakwood

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

Communities Also Named Oakwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Oakwood: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Madison County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 64 communities that are also named Oakwood - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Michigan (5), Missouri (2), New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia (5), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oakwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakwood. 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 Oakwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakwood ...

Looking for more information about Oakwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Oakwood? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5682, Longitude: -86.9378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oakwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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