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Welcome to Oakwood ...

Oakwood is located in Aiken County<1>.

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

Oakwood is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oakwood is within the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Oakwood ...

While we believe that this Oakwood is located in Aiken County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named Oakwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lexington, Spartanburg and York County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 64 communities that are also named Oakwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Michigan (5), Missouri (2), New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia (5), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Oakwood ...

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

  • Aiken [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
    • Aiken [Aiken County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<5>
  • Williston [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
    • Williston [Barnwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,912 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<5>
  • Burnettown [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnettown
    • Burnettown [Aiken County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnettown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnettown
  • New Ellenton [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Ellenton
    • New Ellenton [Aiken County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ellenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Ellenton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jackson [Aiken County]
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      • Jackson [Aiken County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
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      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagener
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<5>
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<5>
    • Salley [Aiken County]
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      • Salley [Aiken County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<5>
    • Perry [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
      • Perry [Aiken County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<5>
    • Elko [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elko
      • Elko [Barnwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Oakwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elko
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elko<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakwood ...

Looking for more information about Oakwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oakwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakwood.

Adding Oakwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oakwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Oakwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Aiken County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oakwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Aiken County: www.aikencounty.net/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Aiken, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5165, Longitude: -81.5862       In this case, the coordinates for Oakwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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