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  1. Oakland is a major West Coast port city in the U.S. state of California. The Port of Oakland is the busiest port for San Francisco Bay and all of Northern California. Oakland is the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth-largest city in California, and the 45th-largest city in the U.S. with a population of 390,724 as of 2010. Incorporated in 1852, Oakland is the county seat of Alameda County. It serves as a major transportation hub and trade center for the entire region and is also the principal city of the Bay Area Region known as the East Bay. The city is situated directly across the bay, six miles east of San Francisco.
  2. Oakland is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 12,754, reflecting an increase of 288 from the 12,466 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 469 from the 11,997 counted in the 1990 Census.
  3. Oakland is a town in the west-central part of Garrett County, Maryland. The town has a population of 1,925 according to the 2010 United States Census. The town is also the county seat of Garrett County and is located within the Pittsburgh DMA.
  4. Oakland is the academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh, one of the city's major cultural centers, and is Pennsylvania's third largest "Downtown". Only Center City Philadelphia and Downtown Pittsburgh can claim more economic and social activity than Oakland. The neighborhood is urban and diverse and is home to several universities, museums, and hospitals, as well as an abundance of shopping, restaurants, recreational activities and students. Oakland is home to the Schenley Farms National Historic District which encompasses two city designated historic districts: the mostly residential Schenley Farms Historic District and the predominantly institutional Oakland Civic Center Historic District. It is also home to the locally designated Oakland Square Historic District. The Pittsburgh Fire Bureau has Fire Station No. 14 on McKee Place and Fire Station No. 10 on Allequippa Street in Oakland.
  5. Oakland is a town in Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,538 at the 2010 Census, representing a growth of 171% over the population of 936 recorded during the 2000 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Oakland is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, located 2 miles from Interstate 5. The population was 927 at the 2010 census.
  7. Oakland is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee. In 2010 the population of the town was 6,623, a gain of 417.8%, which was the largest gain of any municipality in the tri-state area of Memphis TN-MS-AR.
  8. Oakland is a town in Kennebec County in the U.S. state of Maine. The population was 6,240 at the 2010 census. Gateway to the Belgrade Lakes region, Oakland is 4 miles west of Waterville and approximately 18 miles north of Augusta, the state capital.
  9. Oakland is a city in Burt County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,244 at the 2010 census. Oakland continues to build on its strong foundation with its bi-annual Swedish Festival and is known by its proclamation from the Swedish Consul-General and Nebraska Governor as the "Swedish Capital of Nebraska.
  10. Oakland is a city located along the West Nishnabotna River in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,527 at the 2010 census. Formerly named Big Grove, Oakland is home to Nishna Heritage Museum.
  11. Oakland is a city in Coles County, Illinois, United States. The population was 880 at the 2010 census.
  12. Oakland is a town in Yalobusha County, Mississippi. The population was 527 at the time of the 2010 census.
  13. Oakland is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,381 at the 2010 census.
  14. Oakland is a 6th-class city in Warren County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 260 during the year 2000 U.S. Census. It is included in the Bowling Green metropolitan area.
  15. Oakland is a town in Marshall County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 674 at the 2000 census and grew to a population of 1,057 at the 2010 census, growing at a rate of 56.8%.
  16. Oakland is a borough in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population of Oakland borough was 616 at the 2010 census.
    • also known as Oakland, Pennsylvania; Oakland, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; Susquehanna County / Oakland borough
    • part of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  17. Oakland, located on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA, is one of 77 officially designated Chicago community areas. Some of Chicago's great old homes may be seen on Drexel Boulevard. Nineteenth century women's rights and Jewish activist Hannah Greenebaum lived in Oakland. The late 19th century Monument Baptist Church on Oakwood Blvd. is modeled after Boston's Trinity Church. Oakwood /41st Street Beach in Burnham Park is at 4100 S. Lake Shore Drive.
  18. Oakland is a census-designated place in Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,272 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  19. Oakland is a town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,100 at the 2010 census. The census-designated place of Lake Ripley is located in the town. The unincorporated communities of Breezy Knoll, Oakland, and Sylvan Mounds are also located in the town.
  20. Oakland is a town in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 827 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated communities of Oakland and Yellow Lake are located in the town.
  21. Oakland is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, West Virginia. It is located along Virginia Line Road north of Unger and south of Stotlers Crossroads. Oakland is connected to Valley Road by County Route 28.
  22. Oakland is a town in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,144 at the 2000 census.
  23. Oakland is a village in Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. It was developed in the 19th century at the site of a mill near the confluence of the Chepachet and Clear Rivers. Most of the village is included in the Oakland Historic District, a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the housing in the village was originally built to house mill workers, although there are several more elaborate houses built for mill executives.
  24. Oakland is one of five primary historic neighborhoods of the city of Taunton, Massachusetts. Although these neighborhoods are not census-designated areas, they are municipally designated populated regions of the city.
  25. Oakland a.k.a. Oakland, Arkansas: Oakland is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Arkansas, United States. Oakland is located on Arkansas Highway 202 13.5 miles northwest of Mountain Home. Oakland has a post office with ZIP code 72661.
  26. Oakland is a census-designated place in the town of Oakland in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,758 at the 2000 census.
  27. Oakland is a census-designated place in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,569 at the 2010 census.
    • also known as Oakland, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania; Oakland, Pennsylvania; Lawrence County / Oakland CDP
    • part of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  28. Oakland a.k.a. Oakland, Minnesota: Oakland is an unincorporated community in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States.
  29. Oakland a.k.a. Allenhurst is an historic site located in Scott County, Kentucky west of Georgetown on Cane Run Pike. The Greek Revival house, designed by Thomas Lewinski, was built in 1850. The property was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on April 2, 1973.
  30. Oakland is a historic house in Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi.
  31. Oakland is a historic home located near Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, three-bay brick dwelling constructed in the Federal style between 1822 and 1823. About 1880, the Greek Revival entrance and the Italianate front porch were constructed.
  32. Oakland is a historic home located near Montpelier, Hanover County, Virginia. It was built in 1898-1846, and is a 1 1/2-story, three bay, frame farmhouse, with a 2 1/2-story, three bay by five bay, rambling wing. It was built on the foundations of a house built in 1812 that was destroyed by fire. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse and office. Oakland was the home and birthplace of the Virginia novelist, Thomas Nelson Page.
  33. Oakland is a Building in North Carolina, Airlie.
  34. Oakland a.k.a. Oakland, Virginia: Oakland is an unincorporated community in Pittsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
  35. Oakland a.k.a. Oakland, Atlanta: Oakland is an officially recognized neighborhood of Atlanta consisting of only four blocks.

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Google previewDesigning Healthy Communities (2011)

by Richard J. Jackson

As mentioned previously, Oakland is an extremely busy port (Plate 16), off- loading more than 99 percent of the imported containerized goods moving through Northern California. The port's cargo volume makes it the fourth busiest container ...

Google previewLearning and Literacy Over Time (2014)

Longitudinal Perspectives by Julian Sefton-Green, Jennifer Rowsell

Oakland is a medium-sized city, yet in 2010 it registered more than 500 separate shootings, 199 ofwhom were juveniles .

Google previewBeyond Zuccotti Park (2012)

Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space by Ronald Shiffman, Rick Bell, Lance Jay Brown, Lynne Elizabeth

Oakland is a city of about four hundred thousand residents, but it is more or less the administrative center for the East Bay with its collection of physically merged smaller cities like Berkeley, San Leandro, Emeryville, Piedmont, Albany, and El ...

Google previewFodor's 2012 Northern California (2011)

by Maria Teresa Hart, Matthew Lombardi

Today Oakland is a mosaic of its past. The affluent have once again flocked to the city's hillside homes as a warmer, more spacious, and more affordable alternative to San Francisco, and a constant flow of newcomers—m-any from Central ...

Google previewProfessional Accounting Essays and Assignments (2014)

by Miracel Griff

Divided into five major parts, Oakland is a very diverse city. The five major parts include: Downtown...

Google previewThe Giants Encyclopedia (2003)

by Tom Schott, Nick Peters

Across the bay, Oakland was winning the American League West Division with a 99-63 record, seven games in front of the Kansas City Royals. The Athletics downed the Toronto Blue Jays in the ALCS four games to one. Left fielder Rickey ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evangelicalism (2004)

by Randall Herbert Balmer

Apastor and an educator, Bebe Patten arrived in Oakland in 1944 having already established herself as a successful itinerant * EVANGELIST.

Google previewThe Lutheran World Almanac and Annual Encyclopedia for 1921- (1922)

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Google previewThe Lutheran World Almanac and Annual Encyclopedia for ... (1922)

Oakland, Calif. {Vice President .

Oakland, Calif. {Corresponding Secretary, Pauline Schroeder, 506 Eureka St., San Francisco, Calif. •Secretary, J. Henry Bastein. {Treasurer, A. H. Theiss ...

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Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland, like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale, and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway? (John Ensign)
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