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Oakland maintains a designated Main Street and Arts and Entertainment District. Oakland is the county seat of Garrett County, Maryland. It sustains a population of 1,925. It has an elevation of 2,534 feet and the town fully embraces all four seasons. The town offers a great mix of government, commercial, health care and residential uses. The town hosts a variety shops, restaurants, events, outdoor recreation activities and historic landmarks. Oakland maintains a 400-acre park with 140 acres of water, a 600 foot sandy beach for swimming, picnic pavilions, playgrounds and great fishing. Oakland is also home to a 18-hole golf course with a pro shop, dining facility and clubhouse. The following website shares incredible stories from Garrett County and Oakland, Maryland and what makes it such a wonderful place to live. Check it out!