Oakland is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,279 at the 2000 census. However, in 2010 the official popoulation of the town was 6,623, a gain of an astonishing 417.8%, which was the largest gain of any municipality in the tri-state area of Memphis TN-MS-AR.
Oakland is located at 35°13′36″N 89°31′5″W / 35.22667°N 89.51806°W / 35.22667; -89.51806 (35.226744, -89.518171).
According to the United States Census Bureau, as of 2000 the town had a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²), all land.