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 and parish situated west of the large town, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. In the 2001 census it had a population of 5,322, verging on 'minor town' status. The village was recorded and mentioned in the Domesday book. The village is considered an affluent area where property prices are significantly higher than the national average and 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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