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Welcome to Oakes ...

The city of Oakes is located in Dickey County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakes has a population of 1,701 people<3> (see below for details).

Oakes was established in 1886.

The community of Oakes is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Oakes: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakes had an population of 1,701 people. This is a decrease of 8.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakes had a population of 1,856 people (or 35.09% of the total population of Dickey County). This makes Oakes the county's most populous community.

The population of Oakes represents 0.28% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,856 people, the population of Oakes decreased 6.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,979 people).

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

Communities Also Named Oakes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Oakes - they are located in Colorado and New York.

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

Communities near Oakes ...

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

  • LaMoure [LaMoure County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaMoure
    • LaMoure [LaMoure County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Oakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaMoure
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaMoure<6>
  • Hecla [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hecla
    • Hecla [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Oakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hecla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hecla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hecla<6>
  • Cogswell [Sargent County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cogswell
    • Cogswell [Sargent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Oakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cogswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cogswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cogswell<6>
  • Verona [LaMoure County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [LaMoure County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Oakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fullerton [Dickey County]
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      • Fullerton [Dickey County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Oakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fullerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 53 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<6>
    • Ludden [Dickey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludden
      • Ludden [Dickey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Oakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludden
    • Glover [Dickey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glover
      • Glover [Dickey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Oakes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glover
    • Guelph [Dickey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guelph
      • Guelph [Dickey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Oakes
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    • Straubville [Sargent County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straubville
      • Straubville [Sargent County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Oakes
    • Stirum [Sargent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stirum
      • Stirum [Sargent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Oakes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stirum

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakes. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oakes.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Dickey County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oakes. 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 Dickey, 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 Oakes.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakes - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakes) 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 Oakes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1394, Longitude: -98.0865       In this case, the coordinates for Oakes 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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