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Welcome to Oakville ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Oakville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated ?.

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 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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Hamilton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Brampton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brampton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brampton <3>
  • Burlington
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Milton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Grimsby
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Clearview
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Trafalgar
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Glenorchy
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Palermo
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for 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.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Oakville was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Oakville.

The official website for Oakville:

The official website for Province of Ontario:

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we 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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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024