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Welcome to Oakboro ...

The town of Oakboro is located in Stanly County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakboro has a population of 1,909 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Oakboro is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oakboro: (704) & (980)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakboro had an population of 1,909 people. This is an increase of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakboro had a population of 1,859 people. This makes Oakboro the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Oakboro represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,859 people, the population of Oakboro increased 55.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,198 people).

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

Communities near Oakboro ...

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

  • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Oakboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<7>
  • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Oakboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<7>
  • Albemarle [Stanly County]
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    • Albemarle [Stanly County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Oakboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,344 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albemarle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albemarle<7>
  • Unionville [Union County]
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    • Unionville [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,344 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wingate [Union County]
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      • Wingate [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wingate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wingate<7>
    • Lake Park [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,999 people
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    • Fairview [Union County]
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      • Fairview [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Midland [Cabarrus County]
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      • Midland [Cabarrus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland<7>
    • Locust [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust
      • Locust [Stanly County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust<7>
    • Marshville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshville
      • Marshville [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Oakboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshville<7>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakboro. 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 Oakboro.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakboro ...

Looking for more information about Oakboro? 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 Oakboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oakboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Stanly County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stanly County: www.co.stanly.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Stanly, 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 Oakboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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- Oakboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oakboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OakboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2291, Longitude: -80.3333       In this case, the coordinates for Oakboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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