Community Links & Resources
The city of Oakwood is divided into seven voting precincts. To determine your voting precinct or to get information on how to register, contact the Montgomery County Board of Election’s Office at (937) 225-5656 or visit their website at www.mcboe.org.
Oakwood operates its own Municipal Court which is part of the County and State court system. The Judge is elected and serves a 6 year term. Court hearings take place at 30 Park Avenue in the same chambers that serve City Council. The Oakwood Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor cases, arraignments and traffic violations, as well as preliminary hearings on felony cases. The court also hears small claims civil cases. Questions about the court, violations, etc. should be directed to the Clerk of Courts at (937) 293-3058.
The Oakwood City School District is renowned both within the state of Ohio and nationally for excellence in education. The Oakwood Board of Education (937- 297-5332) offers exceptional public education to the Oakwood Community. For families with children, the biggest attraction Oakwood offers is the quality of its schools. Oakwood City Schools have a century-long tradition of excellence and placing student success first. This is a community fully committed to public education, and citizens back that up through their active involvement in school activities and by voting their support at the ballot box.
The Wright Memorial Public Library, located at 1776 Far Hills Avenue, offers fun and educational programs for all ages such as Preschool Story Hours and Summer Reading Clubs. Reference librarians are available to help with research and provide reading recommendations. The Library provides Internet access and also wireless access for those who wish to bring their own laptop computers.
The Oakwood Inclusion Coalition (OIC) is a citizen-driven organization with the mission to “study, promote, and celebrate an inclusive, equitable, diverse and welcoming environment and community for everyone who lives, works, visits, or passes through Oakwood.”
The Oakwood Historical Society was established in 1974 we established. Its mission is to research, preserve, publish and promote interest in the city of Oakwood. The society owns and operates the Long-Romspert House Museum.
Oakwood has an active and vibrant Sister City Association. We have two sister cities: Le Vésinet, France, a suburb of Paris, and Outremont, Canada, a suburb of Montreal. The association’s mission is “to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation—one individual, one community at a time.”