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Welcome to Oakdale ...
The city of Oakdale is located in Allen Parish.
The location of Oakdale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Oakdale has a population of 7,626 people<2> (see below for details).
Oakdale is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oakdale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Oakdale lies within the (318) area code.
The ZIP code for Oakdale: 71463<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakdale had a population of 7,780 people (which is 30.2% of the total population of Allen Parish). This makes Oakdale the parish's most populous community.
The population of Oakdale represents 0.17% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,780 people, the population of Oakdale decreased 4.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,137 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oakdale had an population of 7,626 people. This is a decrease of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.28% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oakdale.
Communities near Oakdale ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Oakdale.
Communities Also Named Oakdale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Oakdale: This one is located in Allen Parish and the other is located in Jefferson Parish.
Beyond Louisiana, 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, Kentucky (3), 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 for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019