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Welcome to Oakdale ...

Oakdale is located in Breathitt County<1>.

Oakdale is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Oakdale lies within the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Oakdale ...

While we believe that this Oakdale is located in Breathitt County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Oakdale. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and McCracken County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 89 communities that are also named Oakdale - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, 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.

Communities near Oakdale ...

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

  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<4>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beattyville
    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<4>
  • Campton [Wolfe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campton
    • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<4>
  • Booneville [Owsley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buckhorn [Perry County]
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      • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Oakdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<4>
    • Lone [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone
      • Lone [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Oakdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone
    • Primrose [Lee County]
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      • Primrose [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Primrose
    • Williba [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williba
      • Williba [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williba have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williba
    • Bethany [Wolfe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethany
      • Bethany [Wolfe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Oakdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany
    • Vada [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
      • Vada [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada

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 Oakdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakdale.

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

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oakdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakdale.

Adding Oakdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oakdale 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 Oakdale was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Kentucky

About Breathitt County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Breathitt, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OakdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5555, Longitude: -83.5182    
<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 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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