Oakland, MD, is a small town in the west-central part of Garrett County, Maryland. It is located near Deep Creek Lake and only a few miles from the source of the Potomac River. Oakland Historic District has several beautifully restored Victorian buildings, which today house galleries, a pharmacy, a library, and fashionable boutiques. Swallow Falls State Park is located on the bank of the Youghiogheny River and is the location of the 53-foot Muddy Creek Falls, the highest falls in Maryland.
Oakland is a town in the west-central part of Garrett County, Maryland, United States. The town has a population of 1,925, according to the 2010 United States Census. The town is also the county seat of Garrett County and is located within the Pittsburgh media area.
Oakland is situated only miles from the source of the Potomac River, which flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay. It is also near the Wisp Resort at Deep Creek Lake, a major ski resort for many Marylanders and other visitors.