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Welcome to Oakwood ...

Oakwood is located in Madison County.

Oakwood is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oakwood: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near Oakwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oakwood and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,398   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   781   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   194,585   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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 Madison County and the other is located in Jefferson 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.

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 Oakwood. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 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 Oakwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakwood.

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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 Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7590, Longitude: -86.6694     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oakwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oakwood.

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