Place:Oakland, Bergen, New Jersey, United States


Alt namesYaughpaughsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34005029
Yawpawsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34005029
Coordinates41.029°N 74.237°W
Located inBergen, New Jersey, United States
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Oakland is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 12,754,[1][2][3] reflecting an increase of 288 (+2.3%) from the 12,466 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 469 (+3.9%) from the 11,997 counted in the 1990 Census.

Oakland was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1902, from portions of Franklin Township. The name comes from the white oak trees in the area.

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