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Oakwood
Unincorporated area
View of Oakwood, circa 2002
View of Oakwood, circa 2002
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Buchanan
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1499817

Oakwood is an unincorporated area in Buchanan County, Virginia, located at the intersection of U.S. Route 460 and Secondary Route 624. The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is in Oakwood, on the campus of the former Garden High School.

The Oakwood post office was established in 1938. The community was likely named for the valuable oak timber in the area.


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