Oakwood Homes for Sale
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Oakwood originated around 1873 as a railroad stop between Charlotte and Atlanta. Initially called Odell's Crossing, the name was later changed to Oakwood because the location was the regular stop for wood-burning locomotives picking up essential fuel. The community quickly blossomed into a thriving railroad center with a depot packed with traveling passengers and a yard lined with crews loading and unloading freight. This bustle of activity attracted the town's earliest industries, including a brick-making shop and a bottle-making plant. In turn, these industries helped attract boarding houses, stores, a hotel and other businesses to supply the growing area's demands.
With nearby Interstate 985 and improved interchange access, the ever-increasing popularity of Lake Lanier, and a strong educational and business base, Oakwood has grown rapidly and is positioned for much more. It is home to Lanier Technical College, University of North Georgia and Gainesville State College.
Listing information last updated on December 7, 2022 at 1:45 AM EST.