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Welcome to Oakwood ...

The city of Oakwood is located in Hall County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakwood has a population of 4,162 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oakwood.

Oakwood is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Oakwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Oakwood: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Oakwood: 30566<5>

Websites for Oakwood ...

Junior League:   www.gainesvillehalljuniorleague.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakwood had an population of 4,162 people. This is an increase of 4.84% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakwood had a population of 3,970 people. This makes Oakwood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Oakwood represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

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

Adding Oakwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oakwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oakwood was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oakwood on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Oakwood ...

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

Beyond Georgia, there are 64 communities that are also named Oakwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Florida, 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.

Communities near Oakwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oakwood.

  • Gainesville [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
    • Gainesville [Hall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<7>
  • Gainesville Mills [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville Mills
    • Gainesville Mills [Hall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Oakwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville Mills
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<7>
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
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      • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<7>
    • Winder [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
      • Winder [Barrow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<7>
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
      • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
    • Buford [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
      • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford<7>
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<7>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oakwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakwood.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Oakwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakwood. See our Newspapers 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hall County

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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 Hall County: www.hallcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Hall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oakwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Oakwood, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 Oakwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oakwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Oakwood) 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 Oakwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OakwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2288, Longitude: -83.8829    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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