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1890 Communities Near Oakwood ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Oakwood in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Oakwood.

Allison   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 988 people in 2018)
 - Allison had a post office and railroad service
 
Aredale   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oakwood
 - Aredale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bassett   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 65 people in 2018)
 - Bassett had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 131 people
 - Bradford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bristow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 257 people (with 152 people in 2018)
 - Bristow had a post office and railroad service
 
Charles City   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 2,802 people (with 7,369 people in 2018)
 - Charles City had a post office and railroad service
 
Chickasaw   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Chickasaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarksville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 735 people (with 1,352 people in 2018)
 - Clarksville had a post office and railroad service
 
Deerfield   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oakwood
 - Deerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doubleday   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oakwood
 - Doubleday had railroad service and no post office
 
Floyd   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 305 people (with 318 people in 2018)
 - Floyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floyd Crossing   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oakwood
 - Floyd Crossing had railroad service and no post office
 
Greene   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 845 people (with 1,068 people in 2018)
 - Greene had a post office and railroad service
 
Horton   (Bremer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ionia   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 275 people in 2018)
 - Ionia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marble Rock   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 291 people in 2018)
 - Marble Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Nashua   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 1,240 people (with 1,593 people in 2018)
 - Nashua had a post office and railroad service
 
Nora Springs   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 846 people (with 1,359 people in 2018)
 - Nora Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
North Washington   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 138 people in 2018)
 - North Washington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orchard   (Mitchell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 154 people (with 71 people in 2018)
 - Orchard had a post office and railroad service
 
Osage   (Mitchell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 1,913 people (with 3,547 people in 2018)
 - Osage had a post office and railroad service
 
Plainfield   (Bremer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 305 people (with 415 people in 2018)
 - Plainfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland   (Cerro Gordo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Portland had a post office and railroad service
 
Powersville   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakwood
 - Powersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Republic   (Chickasaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakwood
 - Republic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Mitchell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oakwood
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 1,010 people (with 830 people in 2018)
 - Rockford had a post office and railroad service
 
Rudd   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oakwood
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 349 people in 2018)
 - Rudd had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Oakwood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Oakwood. 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.

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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0091, Longitude: -92.7768     [Map].

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