Oak, Missouri

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

4,080 - 1860

8,090 +4 1870

6,550 -2 1880

9,800 +3 1890

9,640 - 1900

11,930 +2 1910

13,710 +2 1920

13,780 - 1930

17,640 +4 1940

19,250 +2 1950

22,210 +3 1960

29,610 +7 1970

38,710 +9 1980

43,740 +5 1990

57,200 +14 2000

66,330 +9 2010

72,450 +6 2016

History[edit]

A post office called Oak was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The community most likely was named for the oaks at the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oak, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  3. ^ "DeKalb County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 39°53′37″N 94°31′47″W / 39.89361°N 94.52972°W / 39.89361; -94.52972