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Welcome to Oakwood, Ohio


Though it's a small Dayton suburb, Oakwood has significant appeal. Architecture is a source of pride in the community; Oakwood has charming, well-maintained homes that date back before WWII. The city has received several beautification awards as a result.


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Oakwood, Ohio Quick Facts

community population

Population (2015 est.): 9,052
Population Change: -1.6%
City Size: 2 sq.mi.

public school district

School District: Oakwood City School District

government building

Local Government: Montgomery County


What You May Not Know About Oakwood

Oakwood has its fair share of intriguing history. It gained popularity in the early 1900s after the Great Dayton Flood, since homes in Oakwood sat above Dayton's flooded downtown. People continue to move to this suburb today, though more because of its exceptional schools, unique architecture, and convenience to Dayton rather than the elevation.

Spotlights of Oakwood


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Hawthorn Hill

Like its neighbor Dayton, Oakwood shares in the city's aviation history. Orville Wright, one of the Wright brothers, lived at this house on the corner of Park Avenue and Harman Avenue in the early 1910s. Take a tour and experience the mansion for yourself!

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The Dayton Project

Oakwood's Runnymede Playhouse played a major role during WWII. It was one of the facilities used in the Dayton Project, a lesser-known part of the Manhattan Project. Although the Runnymede Playhouse no longer exists, the area still offers a piece of history.

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The Shops of Oakwood

If you're interested in a local shopping and dining experience, head to Far Hills Avenue. This commercial hub has name brands clothing stores, gift shops, local services, and unique restaurants, all of which are housed in quaint buildings.

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Nearby Golf Courses

Spend an afternoon on the golf course basking in the sunshine. Oakwood is close to several public and private courses in the Dayton area, including Dayton Country Club and the Community Golf Club

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Town & Country Shopping Center

Want to peruse the shops of a premier Dayton mall? The Town & Country Shopping Center, located near Oakwood in Kettering, features everything from a Trader Joe's grocery store to art galleries and restaurants.

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Oakwood's New Homes

Though Oakwood is prized for its charming older homes, there are brand new homes available on the market. Recent developments include attached condos at Pointe Oakwood.


Want to Learn More About Oakwood Real Estate?

William J. Furlong, a real estate expert who serves Oakwood and surrounding Dayton suburbs, can help you quickly and easily find your ideal home. Contact William J. Furlong to learn more about the Oakwood real state market, available homes for sale, or the local lifestyle.