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10 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Oakland, Oregon, United States

Oakland is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, located 2 miles (3 km) from Interstate 5. Take a look below for 10 interesting and awesome facts about Oakland, Oregon, United States.

1. The population was 927 at the 2010 census.

2. Oakland was the first city to be placed on the state’s historic register, in May 1968.

3. The city’s two-block business district consists of the original brick buildings built in the 1880s and 1890s.

4. Stearns Hardware has been in operation since 1887, which has occupied the Stearns Hardware Building since it was built in 1891.

5. Over 80 properties in the city were constructed between 1852 and 1890.

6. The Oakland Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in March 1979.

7. Several films have been shot in Oakland, including Fire in the Sky, Didi’s Last Wish, and Grand Tour: Disaster in Time.

8. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), all of it land. Calapooya Creek, a tributary of the Umpqua River, flows by Oakland.

9. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C).

10. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oakland has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.

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