Oilville, Virginia

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Oilville, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Oilville is located in Virginia
Oilville is located in the US
Coordinates: 37°42′15″N 77°47′07″W / 37.70417°N 77.78528°W / 37.70417; -77.78528Coordinates: 37°42′15″N 77°47′07″W / 37.70417°N 77.78528°W / 37.70417; -77.78528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Goochland
Elevation 315 ft (96 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 23129
Area code(s) 804
GNIS feature ID 1497060[1]

Oilville is an unincorporated community in Goochland County, Virginia, United States. Oilville is located on U.S. Route 250 22 miles (35 km) west-northwest of Richmond. Oilville has a post office with ZIP code 23129.[2]

Woodlawn was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[3]

Oilville is named for the French dialect “langues d’oil” spoken by early Huguenot settlers who migrated north of the James River from Manakin.[4]


  1. ^ "Oilville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.