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Oceana is a town in Wyoming County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,394 at the 2010 census.
Oceana is the oldest city in Wyoming County.
Established in 1797 by early settler and Revolutionary War veteran John Cooke, it was county seat of Wyoming County until 1907, when Pineville was designated after a series of disputed elections.
Oceana is located at 37°41′35″N 81°38′4″W (37.692976, -81.634386). The confluence of the Clear Fork and the Laurel Fork is in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), of which, 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oceana has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,394 people, 595 households, and 408 families living in the town. The population density was 1,080.6 inhabitants per square mile (417.2/km2). There were 651 housing units at an average density of 504.7 per square mile (194.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.