City of Oakland, Iowa

Welcome to Oakland...


**Garbage pickup times have changed!! Residential garbage must be to the curb by 4:30 am on Thursdays. Remember garbage must be bagged inside the totes.**

2015 Community Input Survey Results

Click here for the 2016 Fourth of July Schedule of Events

Upcoming Events:

July 4 - City Hall Closed

July 11 - City Council Meeting 7 pm

August 8 - City Council Meeting 7 pm 

For more information about upcoming events, area churches, businesses, and organizations in the Riverside Area, visit www.riversidelinks.com

The Fitness Center is now open, contact City Hall (712-482-6811) for membership information and to set up an orientation.

Current Business: Some of the businesses and their services
currently located in Oakland include: nursing home,
insurance, farm services, gas transportation, meat processing,
beauty shops, hardware store, lumber yard, flower shop, pharmacy,
doctor, dentist, restaurants, grocery store, discount store, two banks, minimart, trucking, well digging, auto dealership, and full-service gas and repair business.

Events or Attractions: Oakland is home to the Nishna Heritage Museum and has an annual Fourth of July celebration. Oakland is also near Big Grove Village Bed and Breakfast.  Visit Keast Daylily Gardens to view a variety of daylilies.

Education: Students attend the Riverside School District in Oakland and Carson.

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Transportation: Oakland is approximately 45 minutes from the Omaha metro area. The city is located along Highway 59 and near the junction of Highway 6.

Oakland has three parks within the city, as well as a golf course and country club. There is also a bowling alley, and river canoeing is available. The Oakland swimming pool renovations were completed May 2010 and bath house renovations were completed May 2011.

Economic Development:
The community of Oakland, including its quaint main street, possesses a number of business opportunities and opportunities for growth in the community. There are several key locations for housing expansion and development, and the city is postured for service and change in the areas of growth and economic development.

The town has a full time doctor and dentist available and a well established nursing home. There is also a Community Building, and the Eckels Memorial Library is located in Oakland.





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