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Welcome to Oakdale ...

The city of Oakdale is located in Stanislaus County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Oakdale has a population of 23,150 people<1> (see below for details).

Oakdale was incorporated November 24, 1906.

The community of Oakdale is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Oakdale lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Oakdale is within the boundaries of the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Oakdale: 95361<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakdale had a population of 20,675 people. This makes Oakdale the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Oakdale represents 0.06% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 288th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,675 people, the population of Oakdale increased 33.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,503 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oakdale had an population of 23,150 people. This is an increase of 11.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.33% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oakdale.

Communities near Oakdale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oakdale and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Ceres   [Map]   48,697   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Del Rio   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Empire   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Escalon   [Map]   7,588   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hughson   [Map]   7,498   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Modesto   [Map]   214,221   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oakdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 89 communities that are also named Oakdale - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts (4), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (11), North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (4), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Oakdale. 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 Oakdale. 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 Oakdale. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

Websites for Oakdale ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakdale ...

Looking for more information about Oakdale? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oakdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oakdale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Oakdale. 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oakdale.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Oakdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oakdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Oakdale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oakdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7667, Longitude: -120.8471     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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