Oakland, Lauderdale County, Alabama

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Oakland
Unincorporated community
Oakland is located in Alabama
Oakland
Oakland
Oakland's position in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°50′30″N 87°47′56″W / 34.84167°N 87.79889°W / 34.84167; -87.79889Coordinates: 34°50′30″N 87°47′56″W / 34.84167°N 87.79889°W / 34.84167; -87.79889
Country  United States
State  Alabama
County Lauderdale
Elevation 169 m (554 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 124149
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oakland, Lauderdale County, Alabama

Oakland is an unincorporated community in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States.[1] On April 27, 2011, a tornado reportedly hit ground west-southwest of Oakland injuring one person in his vehicle, and later reported west of Oakland near a church[2] (see April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak). Oakland has a fire department.[3]

Oakland is bordered by Florence to the east, Cloverdale to the north, Waterloo to the northwest, Cherokee to the southwest, Littleville to the south, and Tuscumbia to the southeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Oakland (Lauderdale County), Alabama." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oakland, Lauderdale County, Alabama Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  2. ^ NOAA reports
  3. ^ Fire Department Directory