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Oakwood, ND: 1909

Oakwood, ND: 1909

Oakwood, North Dakota (Unincorporated Community)
Type: Inland Settlement
Township: Oakwood Township
Location: SW 1/4 Sec. 12-157-52
Post Office Established: November 4, 1895
Postmaster: Alex Gagnier
Post Office Closed: April 30, 1924, with mail to Grafton
Peak Population: 55 in 1960

OAKWOOD: This was an inland settlement in SW ¼ Sec. 12-157-52, Oakwood Twp., six miles east of Grafton, and named for its township, which was named to note the many oak trees growing within its boundaries. The post office was established November 4, 1895, with Alex Gagnier as postmaster in his grocery store. The post office closed April 30, 1924, with mail to Grafton, but the settlement survived for many years, reporting a population of 55 as late as 1960. 2 (1,2,3,18,40.75) (pg 143).

Oakwood, ND: St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Academy, 1900s

Oakwood, ND: St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Academy, 1900s

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