|Administrative region:||West Greece|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||10 m (33 ft)|
|Postal code:||300 01|
Oiniades (Greek: Οινιάδες) is a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Messolonghi, of which it is a municipal unit. In 2001, it had a population of 10,227. The seat of the municipality was in Neochori Mesolongiou. The first mayor ever of the municipality is Gerasimos M. Nestoratos who served as a mayor the years 1998-2002 (first election) and 2002-2006 (second election). The last mayor of Oiniades was Antonios Aletras (elected 2006). The name dates back to the ancient times as an ancient city and was founded by Alcmeon (great grandfather of Apollo). It was also strategically important and it was known in ancient times as Oeniadae.
The municipal unit Oiniades is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
- Neochori Mesolongiou (Neochori, Magoula, Marmara)
- Mastro (Mastro, Platania)
Oiniades has schools, lyceums or middle schools, a few gymnasia or secondary schools, churches, a post office, banks, and a few squares (plateies).
- De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- Municipality of Oiniades (Greek)
- Oiniades (municipality) on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
- Ancient Oiniades on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
- jstor.org, Oeniadae: I. History and Topography by Benjamin Powell, 1904 (requires subscription)