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The village of Oakfield is located in Genesee County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Oakfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1830.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakfield has a population of 1,698 people<2> (see below for details).

Oakfield is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Oakfield: (585)

The ZIP code for Oakfield: 14125<4>

Websites for Oakfield ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakfield had an population of 1,698 people. This is a decrease of 6.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakfield had a population of 1,813 people. This makes Oakfield the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,813 people, the population of Oakfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,805 people).

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

Communities Also Named Oakfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Oakfield: This one is located in Genesee County and the other is located in Erie County.

Beyond New York, there are 11 communities that are also named Oakfield - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (2), Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Oakfield ...

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

  • Batavia
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Brockport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Albion
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
    • Albion is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion <5>
  • Medina
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Le Roy
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
    • Le Roy is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,233 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Le Roy <5>
  • Akron
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akron have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
    • Akron is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron <5>
  • Alden
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Attica
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Churchville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Middleport
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakfield ...

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

Adding Oakfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Oakfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Oakfield post office opened in 1830.

We also found Oakfield in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Oakfield.

The official website for Oakfield:

The official website for Genesee County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Genesee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oakfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Oakfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oakfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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