The City of Oakville is located twelve miles west of Interstate 5 on Highway 12 and is the southeastern gateway to Grays Harbor County.
Oakville was named for the Garry Oak trees found in the area. The city was incorporated on December 18, 1905. Population is approximately 700.
Each Fourth of July weekend Oakville plays host to an Independence Day Parade. In September Oakville hosts their annual Zucchini Jubilee and in early December Oakville has a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Oakville offers its own flavor of the past for those who walk or drive through town. Historic buildings like the old corner-style bank has its place in the history books as it is the last bank to be robbed by horseback. Many other historic buildings give Oakville an old fashioned flavor.
Oakville has been called a "frontier logging town nestled between two centuries." From antiques and historical buildings to rodeos and scenic tours; you will experience the millennium with both the rustic past and the brightening future.
Community members in the Oakville area are looking ahead to this year’s community activities which will include an Easter egg hunt, the Independence Day Parade and Community celebration, the Zucchini Festival, and the Holiday Tree Lighting/Community Spaghetti Dinner.
Put these dates on your calendar now and come enjoy these family activities!
Independence Day Parade and Celebration ~ Saturday, July 4th
Zucchini Festival/ Kids Parade ~ Saturday, September 12th
Community Spaghetti dinner/Tree Lighting ~ Saturday, December 5th