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Welcome to Oakville ...

The Lake Ontario town of Oakville is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Oakville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Area Codes for Oakville: (289)<2>, (365) and (905)

Websites for Oakville ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Communities Also Named Oakville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Oakville - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Oakville ...

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

  • Mississauga
  • Hamilton
  • Brampton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brampton
    • Brampton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Oakville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brampton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brampton<4>
  • Burlington
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    • Milton
    • Grimsby
    • Clearview
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      • Clearview lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Oakville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
    • Trafalgar
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trafalgar
      • Trafalgar lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trafalgar
    • Glenorchy
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenorchy
      • Glenorchy lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenorchy
    • Palermo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palermo
      • Palermo lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Oakville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palermo

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakville ...

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

Adding Oakville 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oakville was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Oakville, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oakville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OakvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4333, Longitude: -79.6667    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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