A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Oakland ...
The location of Oakland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Oakland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Oaklander<3>
Oakland is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Oakland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Oakland: (601) & (769)<5>
Communities Also Named Oakland ...
While we believe that this Oakland is located in Pike County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Oakland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Itawamba and Yalobusha County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 131 communities that are also named Oakland - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (7), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (6), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina (7), Nova Scotia, Ohio (10), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (8), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (12), Texas (8), Vermont, Virginia (6), Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oakland.
Communities near Oakland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oakland.
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 Oakland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakland. 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 Oakland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakland. See our Newspapers Page for Oakland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakland ...
Looking for more information about Oakland? 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 Oakland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakland.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oakland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
This page was last modified: 20 Jan 2021