Oakland is a town in Kennebec County in the U.S. state of Maine. Gateway to the Belgrade Lakes region, Oakland is 4 miles (6 km) west of Waterville and approximately 18 miles (29 km) north of Augusta, the state capital.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.2 square miles (73.1 km2), of which, 25.7 square miles (66.7 km2) of it is land and 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2) of it (8.76%) is water. Oakland is drained by four major waterways: McGrath Pond, Salmon Lake, East Pond and Messalonskee Lake and Stream.
The town is crossed by Interstate 95, and state routes 11, 23, 41 and 137. It borders the towns of Belgrade to the southwest, Smithfield to the northwest, Fairfield to the north, Waterville to the southeast, and Sidney to the south.
Oakland Area Code is 207