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Welcome to Oakdale ...

Oakdale is located in Dunn County<1>.

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

Oakdale is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Oakdale is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Oakdale lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Oakdale and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Oakdale lies within the (701) area code.

Communities Also Named Oakdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts (4), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (11), 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.

Communities near Oakdale ...

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

  • Killdeer [Dunn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killdeer
    • Killdeer [Dunn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killdeer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killdeer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killdeer<5>
  • Dunn Center [Dunn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn Center
    • Dunn Center [Dunn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Oakdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunn Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn Center<5>
  • Manning [Dunn County]
  • Grassy Butte [McKenzie County]
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    • Mandaree [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mandaree
      • Mandaree [McKenzie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mandaree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mandaree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mandaree<5>
    • Fairfield [Billings County]
    • Halliday [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halliday
      • Halliday [Dunn County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Oakdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 206 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halliday
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halliday<5>
    • Schafer [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schafer
      • Schafer [McKenzie County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schafer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schafer
    • Twin Buttes [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Buttes
      • Twin Buttes [Dunn County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the east of Oakdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Buttes
    • Watford City [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watford City
      • Watford City [McKenzie County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watford City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watford City<5>

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

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

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

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

Adding Oakdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oakdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oakdale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oakdale on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Dunn County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Dunn, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Oakdale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4731, Longitude: -102.8649       In this case, the coordinates for Oakdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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