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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Oakville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Oakville and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Oakville:
    • 41.593430, -73.085387
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Oakville
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Oakville ...

We have found 30 communities that share the name Oakville.

Within Connecticut, the name Oakville is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, we know of another 30 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 30 communities, 27 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Oakville is located in Jefferson County and lies 926 miles [1,490.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Oakville.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Oakville is located in Lawrence County and lies 909 miles [1,462.9 km] to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Oakville.
    • California
      • Napa County
      • This Oakville is located in Napa County and lies 2,581 miles [4,153.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Napa County community of Oakville.
    • Georgia
      • Terrell County
      • This Oakville is located in Terrell County and lies 919 miles [1,479 km]<1> to the southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Terrell County community of Oakville.
    • Illinois
      • Union County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Oakville [Union County].
    • Indiana
      • Delaware County
      • This Oakville is located in Delaware County and lies 650 miles [1,046.1 km]<1> to the west of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Oakville.
    • Iowa
      • Louisa County
      • This Oakville is located in Louisa County and lies 929 miles [1,495.1 km]<1> to the west of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Louisa County community of Oakville.
    • Kentucky
      • Logan County
      • This Oakville is located in Logan County and lies 809 miles [1,302 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Oakville.
    • Louisiana
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • This Oakville is located in Plaquemines Parish and lies 1,247 miles [2,006.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plaquemines Parish community of Oakville.
    • Manitoba
      • This Oakville lies 1,322 miles [2,127.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • Maryland
      • Saint Mary's County
      • This Oakville is located in Saint Mary's County and lies 290 miles [466.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Mary's County community of Oakville.
      • Somerset County
      • This Oakville is located in Somerset County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km] to the south southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Oakville.
    • Michigan
      • Monroe County
      • This Oakville is located in Monroe County and lies 540 miles [869 km]<1> to the west of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Oakville.
    • Missouri
      • Pemiscot County
      • This Oakville is located in Pemiscot County and lies 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pemiscot County community of Oakville.
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Oakville is located in Saint Louis County and lies 933 miles [1,501.5 km] to the west of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Oakville.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Oakville lies 416 miles [669.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • New Jersey
      • Atlantic County
      • This Oakville is located in Atlantic County and lies 177 miles [284.9 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atlantic County community of Oakville.
    • New York
      • Suffolk County
      • This Oakville is located in Suffolk County and lies 56 miles [90.1 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Oakville.
    • North Carolina
      • Warren County
      • This Oakville is located in Warren County and lies 442 miles [711.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Oakville.
    • North Dakota
      • Barnes County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Oakville [Barnes County].
    • Ontario
      • This Oakville lies 358 miles [576.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • Oregon
      • Linn County
      • This Oakville is located in Linn County and lies 2,496 miles [4,016.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Oakville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Oakville is located in Cumberland County and lies 249 miles [400.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Oakville.
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Oakville is located in Westmoreland County and lies 355 miles [571.3 km] to the west of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Oakville.
    • Tennessee
      • Shelby County
      • This Oakville is located in Shelby County and lies 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Oakville.
    • Texas
      • Live Oak County
      • This Oakville is located in Live Oak County and lies 1,671 miles [2,689.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Live Oak County community of Oakville.
    • Virginia
      • Alexandria City
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Oakville [Alexandria City].
      • Appomattox County
      • This Oakville is located in Appomattox County and lies 420 miles [675.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Appomattox County community of Oakville.
    • Washington
      • Grays Harbor County
      • This Oakville is located in Grays Harbor County and lies 2,465 miles [3,967 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Oakville that is located in Litchfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grays Harbor County community of Oakville.
    • West Virginia
      • Roane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Oakville [Roane County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oakville ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Burnt Hill [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Hill
    • Burnt Hill [New Haven County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Hill
  • Fair Lawn [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Lawn
    • Fair Lawn [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Lawn
  • Greystone [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greystone
    • Greystone [Litchfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greystone
  • Hillcrest [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Oakville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Hopeville [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopeville
      • Hopeville [New Haven County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopeville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopeville
    • Long Hill [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Hill
      • Long Hill [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Hill
    • Minortown [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minortown
      • Minortown [Litchfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minortown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minortown
    • Overlook [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overlook
      • Overlook [New Haven County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overlook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overlook
    • Plymouth [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Litchfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<4>
    • Town Plot Hill [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Plot Hill
      • Town Plot Hill [New Haven County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Plot Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Plot Hill
    • Woodtick [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodtick
      • Woodtick [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodtick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodtick

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Oakville. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Robert Ames     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Saturday March 23, 1889 and died in New York (New York) on Friday November 27, 1931 at the age of 42. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Ames<5>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Terryville is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<5>
    • Humbert Allen Astredo     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Pasadena (California) on Thursday April 4, 1929 and died in Guilford (Connecticut) on Friday February 19, 2016 at the age of 86. He is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park (San Mateo County, California).
      • Guilford is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Humbert Allen Astredo<5>
    • Delia Salter Bacon     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Tallmadge (Ohio) on Saturday February 2, 1811 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Friday September 2, 1859 at the age of 48. She is buried at Grove Street Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Delia Salter Bacon<5>
    • John Joseph 'Jack' Barry     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Meriden (Connecticut) on Tueday April 26, 1887 and died in Shrewsbury (Massachusetts) on Sunday April 23, 1961 at the age of 74. He is buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Meriden is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Jack' Barry<5>
    • Christopher 'Battling' Battalino     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Tueday February 18, 1908 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Monday July 25, 1977 at the age of 69. He is buried at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Christopher 'Battling' Battalino<5>
    • James Goodwin Batterson     (Architect)
      • Architect. He was born in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Sunday February 23, 1823 and died in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 18, 1901 at the age of 78. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Bloomfield is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Oakville.
      • Bloomfield is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Goodwin Batterson<5>
    • Charles Austin Beard     (Historian)
      • Historian. He was born on Friday November 27, 1874 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 1, 1948 at the age of 73. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • North Haven is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Austin Beard<5>
    • Edward James 'Ed' Begley, Sr.     (Actor)
    • Frank Beisler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Haven (Connecticut) on Thursday October 9, 1913 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Saturday September 8, 1973 at the age of 59. He is buried at St. Lawrence Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • North Haven is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Oakville.
      • North Haven is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Beisler<5>
    • Marian Bergeron     (Miss America (1933), singer)
      • Miss America (1933), singer. She was born in West Haven (Connecticut) on Friday May 3, 1918 and died in Kettering (Ohio) on Tueday October 22, 2002 at the age of 84. She is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio).
      • West Haven is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<5>
    • Marilyn Borden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Sunday May 29, 1932 and died in Modesto (California) on Wednesday March 25, 2009 at the age of 76.
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marilyn Borden<5>
    • Rosalyn 'Roz' Borden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Sunday May 29, 1932 and died in Modesto (California) on Thursday January 23, 2003 at the age of 70.
      • Hartford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Oakville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosalyn 'Roz' Borden<5>

How Far From Oakville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Oakville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Oakville and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Oakville to Hartford, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 279 miles [449 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,619 miles [9,042.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,327 miles [10,182.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,203 miles [6,764.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakville) 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 Oakville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5934, Longitude: -73.0854       In this case, the coordinates for Oakville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Oakville could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Oakville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.293 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.927 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.854 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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