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Bird's-eye view of Oakland, MD, 1906.

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Oakland is in Garrett County. The county seat is Oakland.

Major ancestry groups reported by Oakland residents include:

· German - 33%
· English - 11%
· Irish - 11%
· Italian - 6%
· Dutch - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Polish - 2%
· Scottish - 2%
· Scotch-Irish - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· Swiss - 1%
· Black or African American - 1%
· British - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· European - 1%
· Hungarian - 1%

Former names for Oakland include:
· Yox Glades
· Yough Glades
· Armstrongs
· Green Glades
· McCarty's Mill
· Armstrongs in the Green Glades

For more detail about place names in the Oakland area, consult The Place Names of Maryland, Hamill Kenny; Place Names of Maryland, Hamill Kenny
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