Oakwood is a community in Hall County, in northeastern Georgia. Sitting just six miles south of the city of Gainesville it is home to the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus. The town was originally a small railroad stop where trains would pick up oak wood to use as fuel. The city quickly grew, with rail traffic attracting stores, hotels, and other businesses. Today Oakwood is a town of around 4,300 people and has a land area of over five square miles. Things to do around Oakwood include a visit to the Elachee Nature Science Center, an interactive museum that also has hiking trails; Road Atlanta, a road racing course and driving school; and nearby Lake Lanier for hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and picnics. The short drive north to Gainesville provides plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment choices.
Property for sale in Oakwood includes undeveloped land and existing single-family houses. Homes with floor plans ranging from 1,000 – 6,000 square feet can be found with enclosed porches, updated master suites, gourmet kitchens, and more. Lakefront houses with beautiful views and private boat docks may be for sale as well as homes in well-maintained neighborhoods near the center of town. Oakwood is a town that honors its past while positioning itself for future growth. If you are interested in any of the houses for sale in Oakwood, please call us today.