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Oakvale, West Virginia
Welcome to Oakvale ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oakvale has a population of 111 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Oakvale, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1907.
Going back to its beginning, Oakvale was originally named Frenchville. For more information about the names of Oakvale, see The Names of Oakvale on our Genealogy Page.
The community of Oakvale is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oakvale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Oakvale: (304) & (681)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oakvale had an population of 111 people. This is a decrease of 8.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.83% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oakvale had a population of 121 people. This makes Oakvale the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 121 people, the population of Oakvale decreased 14.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 142 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oakvale.
Communities Also Named Oakvale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Oakvale - they are located in Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, South Carolina and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oakvale.
Communities near Oakvale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oakvale.
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 Oakvale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakvale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oakvale. 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 Oakvale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oakvale. See our Newspapers Page for Oakvale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakvale ...
Looking for more information about Oakvale? 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 Oakvale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakvale.
Adding Oakvale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oakvale 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 Oakvale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Oakvale on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oakvale on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oakvale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022