Place:Oakley, Hampshire, England

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NameOakley
Alt namesChurch-Oakleysource: Family History Library Catalog
Oakley-Churchsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.25°N 1.183°W
Located inHampshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Oakley is a village in the borough of Basingstoke and Deane in Hampshire, England, located around 4.5 miles (7 km) west of Basingstoke. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 5,322. Together with the smaller village of Deane, it forms the Oakley and Deane civil parish.

Oakley appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. The village is considered an affluent area where property prices are significantly higher than the national average, and also has one of the lowest levels of unemployment and crime in the country.

Oakley is divided into two districts, namely East Oakley and Church Oakley. The village sits on chalkland.[1] Its village magazine, Link, is published monthly.

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