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A Community on the Grow


Welcome to Oakland...

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Now Available: Online Bill Payment Options


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Or download our free bill payment app "PSN Payments"

The City of Oakland is utilizing the Pottawattamie County Recycling Center for City Wide Clean Up   

 Stop in to City Hall to get vouchers for the Recycling Center (City pays the fees)  What can I bring? 



 Upcoming Events:                                                                                          

July 4th -  City Hall Closed

July 4th - Independence Day Celebration - See flyer above for activities

July 11th - City Council Meeting 7:00pm

August 8th - City Council Meeting 7:00pm


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 salons, hardware store, lumber yard, flower shop, funeral home, pharmacy, doctor, dentist, massage therapist, restaurants, grocery store, veterinarian, discount store, chiropractor, two banks, minimart, trucking, auto parts store, well digging, auto dealership, and full-service gas station and vehicle repair businesses.

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 swimming pool and river canoeing is available. 

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. Many special events and meetings are held at the Community Building and Eckels Memorial Library is located in Oakland.


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Oakland, IA 51560, US - Map of Oakland, IA 51560, US

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(712) 482-6811
(712) 482-6861

City Hall Hours
Monday -Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (Closed From 12-12:30pm for Lunch)

614 Dr. Van Zee Rd. PO Box 396, Oakland, IA 51560