Oakwood is a city in Hall County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,970 at the 2010 census, up from 2,689 in 2000. Oakwood is home to the University of North Georgia Gainesville Campus and Wayne Farms.
Oakwood is located southwest of the center of Hall County at 34°13′52″N 83°52′57″W (34.230976, −83.882364). It is bordered to the northeast by the city of Gainesville, the county seat, and to the southwest by the city of Flowery Branch.
Interstate 985 travels through the southeastern part of Oakwood, with access from Exits 16 and 17. Via I-985 it is 48 miles (77 km) southwest to downtown Atlanta.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.1 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.12%, are water.
The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Oakwood in 1903.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,689 people, 1,031 households, and 686 families residing in the city.