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Welcome to Oakwood ...

The village of Oakwood is located in Clay County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakwood has a population of 198 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Oakwood is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Oakwood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Oakwood: (816)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakwood had an population of 198 people. This is an increase of 7.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakwood had a population of 185 people. This makes Oakwood the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 185 people, the population of Oakwood decreased 6.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 197 people).

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

Communities Also Named Oakwood ...

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

Beyond Missouri, there are 64 communities that are also named Oakwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Michigan (5), 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.

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Oakwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
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    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Oakwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Oakwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Shawnee [Johnson County]
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    • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Oakwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
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      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
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      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
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      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<6>
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village<6>
    • Lansing [Leavenworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Leavenworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Oakwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>

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.

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

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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 Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oakwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2005, Longitude: -94.5706       In this case, the coordinates for Oakwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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