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The location of Oakley













Welcome to Oakley ...

Although we found mention of Oakley during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Oakley was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Oakley to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Oakley, please Contact Us.


The location of Oakley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Oakley is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Oakley might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Oakley would be found within the (985) area code.

Communities near Oakley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Oakley

Located in Lafourche Parish

Morgan City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oakley

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Oakley

Located in Ascension Parish

Berwick   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oakley

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Oakley

Attakapas Canal   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Oakley

Bellewood   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oakley

Brule   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakley

Chula   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oakley

Elm Hall   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oakley

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Oakley.

Communities Also Named Oakley ...

While we believe that this Oakley is located in Assumption Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Oakley. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Franklin and Iberville Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 30 communities that are also named Oakley - they are located in Alabama, California, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oakley.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oakley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oakley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakley ...

Looking for more information about Oakley? 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.

Looking for more information about Oakley? 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 Oakley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakley.

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About Assumption Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Oakley and then turned west". While Oakley could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Oakley as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Oakley 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 parish. 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.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8738, Longitude: -91.0120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oakley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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