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Welcome to Oakesdale ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oakesdale has a population of 439 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Oakesdale.
Oakesdale is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Oakesdale is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Oakesdale lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Oakesdale: (509)
The ZIP code for Oakesdale: 99158<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakesdale had an population of 439 people. This is an increase of 4.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakesdale had a population of 422 people. This makes Oakesdale the county's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 422 people, the population of Oakesdale has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 420 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oakesdale.
Communities near Oakesdale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oakesdale.
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 Oakesdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakesdale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakesdale. 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 Oakesdale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakesdale. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oakesdale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakesdale ...
Looking for more information about Oakesdale? 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 Oakesdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakesdale.
Adding Oakesdale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oakesdale 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 Oakesdale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Oakesdale
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oakesdale on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022