Oakland

Oakland, a farming community on Farm roads 1255 and 1652 seven miles east of Canton in east central Van Zandt County, had a school by 1890. The school reached an enrollment of twenty-one in 1906. By 1939 the town had a population of twenty, two churches, and a business. By 1965 only a business, a cemetery, and scattered dwellings marked the site. A population of twenty-six was last recorded in 1974. That population was still recorded in 2000.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Oakland is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.57124580
    Longitude
    -95.75551980

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Oakland by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
26 2009 Local Officials