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Welcome to Oakley ...

The city of Oakley is located in Summit County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oakley has a population of 1,740 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oakley.

Oakley is 6,560 feet [1,999 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Oakley is 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Oakley lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Oakley lies within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakley had an population of 1,740 people. This is an increase of 18.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 83.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakley had a population of 1,470 people. This makes Oakley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Oakley represents 0.05% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,470 people, the population of Oakley increased 55.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 948 people).

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

Adding Oakley 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 Oakley 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 Oakley elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Communities Also Named Oakley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Oakley: This one is located in Summit County and the other is located in Salt Lake County.

Beyond Utah, there are 30 communities that are also named Oakley - they are located in Alabama, California, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Oakley ...

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

  • Heber City [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heber City
    • Heber City [Wasatch County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Oakley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,082 people
    • Heber City has also been known as:
    • Heber
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heber City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heber City<5>
  • Park City [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
    • Park City [Summit County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<5>
  • Midway [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway [Wasatch County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<5>
  • Kamas [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamas
    • Kamas [Summit County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Oakley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,276 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kamas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamas<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coalville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Summit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalville<5>
    • Francis [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis
      • Francis [Summit County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis
    • Daniel [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniel
      • Daniel [Wasatch County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel
    • Hideout [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hideout
      • Hideout [Wasatch County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideout have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hideout
    • Charleston [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Wasatch County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Alta [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta
      • Alta [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Former name for Alta:
      • Central City
      • Alta has also been known as:
      • Alta City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta<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 Oakley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Summit County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Summit, 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 Oakley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oakley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7164, Longitude: -111.3003    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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