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Oakes, North Dakota
Welcome to Oakes ...
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
Oakes is located in the (701) area code.
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 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.
Adding Oakes to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Oakes in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Oakes elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oakes on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021