Oakland, Laclede County, Missouri

Oakland is an unincorporated community in Laclede County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]


A post office called Oakland was established in 1849, and remained in operation until 1955.[2] The community was named for a grove of oak trees near the original town site.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oakland, Laclede County, Missouri
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  3. "Laclede County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 24 October 2016.

Coordinates: 37°38′11″N 92°33′34″W / 37.63639°N 92.55944°W / 37.63639; -92.55944

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