The Town of Oakland has a population of approximately 1,925 and was incorporated in 1862. It serves as the county seat of Garrett County. Oakland is offers small town charm in addition to the perfect mix of government, commercial, healthcare and residential uses. Oakland is home to Garrett Regional Medical Center, the Garrett County Board of Education, The Garrett County Health Department, the Garrett County Courthouse as well as a multitude of historic sites, walking trails and unique family fun events and outdoor adventures! Oakland also boasts a 400-acre recreational park, an 18 hole golf course as well as a community center. Downtown Oakland is a designated Main Street, Arts & Entertainment District, Historic District, and a Sustainable Community.
Oakland is run by the Mayor & Town Council of Oakland. It provides its own drinking water, street department and wastewater collection and treatment. Other suppliers include :
Electricity- Potomac Edison and Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative
Natural Gas-Columbia Gas of Maryland
Cell Phone- US Cellular, AT&T
Telecommunications- Verizon, ProCom Mountain Communications, Comcast, Shentel and Neubeam, Frontier Communications
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