Oakland City, Indiana is located in Gibson County. The city was platted in 1856, and it is believed it was named for the many oak trees in the area. Oakland City is home to Oakland City University, a General Baptist-affiliated university that offers more than 40 degrees, including associate, bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees. Some 2,420 people have their permanent home in Oakland City.
There are many interesting historical places for residents and visitors to enjoy in Oakland City. The William M. Cockrum House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Other sites that families and students can enjoy include the Patoka Bridges Historic District and the Trippett-Glaze-Duncan-Kolb Farm, where you can get some exercise while seeing the exhibits. Wirth Park is a great place for impromptu frisbee. There is also plenty of natural beauty at Patoka State Fish and Wildlife area. Moreover, if you prefer your activity to be indoors, you can enjoy some good bowling at Lin's Lanes.
Oakland City real estate offers homebuyers a choice of classic older style homes, Cape Cods, or ranches. There are also newer developments with more modern designs. Whether your preference is to live closer to the quaint downtown area or live out away from the center of town where you will find more privacy and incredible natural beauty, there is an Oakland City home that will meet your needs. This charming town has an abundance of natural beauty, tree-lined streets, lovely parks, as well as the historic downtown. Longtime residents and ongoing community traditions speak of the stability of Oakland City. Students are served by the East Gibson School Corporation. With all these great attributes, Oakland City is a place to seriously consider if you’re looking for a home in the Evansville area. If you would like additional information regarding homes for sale in Oakland City, Indiana, please contact me today.
Highly visible and well traveled location which was the former Grandy's Restaurant. Sale includes the land, building and kitchen equipment. Also available for lease: see ...
Listing courtesy of Shaun Angel from RE/MAX REVOLUTION
Check out this 2 bedroom 2 bath home with a great screened in front porch located in Oakland City. There is an oversized 2 car pole barn style garage and a large covered...
Listing courtesy of Rebecca Demastus from ERA FIRST ADVANTAGE REALTY, INC
A great recreational property in the country with hills and valleys to explore near Coe that is teeming with wildlife. A hunter and trapper's delight! Not only are ther...
Listing courtesy of Randy Harris from HARRIS REAL ESTATE LLC
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