The City of Oakville is located twelve miles west of Interstate 5 on Highway 12 and is the southeastern gateway to Grays Harbor County.
The City was incorporated on December 18, 1905. Population is approximately 700. Oakville was named for the Garry Oak trees found in the area.
Oakville has been called a "frontier logging town nestled between two centuries." Take a walk or drive through town for a unique flavor of the past. From antiques and historical buildings to rodeos and scenic tours; you will experience the millennium with both the rustic past and the brightening future. 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 throughout Oakville give the area a unique and welcoming appeal.
Community members in the Oakville area are looking ahead to this year’s community activities which will include a St. Patrick's Day Dinner, an Easter Egg Hunt, the Independence Day Parade and Community celebration, the Community Harvest Festival, and the Holiday Tree Lighting/Community Spaghetti Dinner.