Oakland

Name:

Oakland

County:

Colorado

Zip Code:

78951

Latitude / Longitude:

29°36’06″N 96°49’48″W

Elevation:

167 ft (51 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Oakland is an unincorporated community in Colorado County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 80 in 2000. It is located southwest of Weimar on Farm to Market Road 532 (FM 532) near its junction with Farm to Market Road 2144 (FM 2144).

Remains:

Although it is unincorporated, Oakland has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78951. Public education in the community is provided by the Weimar Independent School District.

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Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

According to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), Oakland is situated at 29°36’06″N 96°49’48″W. The community is located 10.7 miles (17.2 km) southwest of Weimar via FM 532 and Farm to Market Road 155 (FM 155). The intersection of FM 532 with FM 2144 is a short distance to the northeast of Oakland. By using FM 2144, which connects with FM 155, the distance to Weimar is a slightly longer 10.9 miles (17.5 km). The Navidad River flows south on the west side of Oakland. Its two branches, the East and West Navidad Rivers join a short distance to the northwest of the community.

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