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Welcome to Oakton ...

Oakton is located in Fairfax County.

The location of Oakton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Oakton is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oakton: (703) & (571)<3>

Websites for Oakton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fccc.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Oakton, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Oakton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Oakton - they are located in Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Oakton ...

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

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    • Arlington [Arlington County]

      • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Oakton
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City]

      • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Oakton
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]

      • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Oakton
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County]

      • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakton
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    • Manassas [Manassas City]

      • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakton
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    • Herndon [Fairfax County]

      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakton
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    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]

      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Oakton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyattsville
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    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]

      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakton
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    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]

      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oakton
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    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]

      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Oakton
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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 Oakton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakton) 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 Oakton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8809, Longitude: -77.3008       In this case, the coordinates for Oakton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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