Oakfield is a village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,052 at the 2020 census. The village is located within the Town of Oakfield. The village was named for a grove of oak trees near the original town site.
The village was incorporated in 1903. Before this, all residents voted at the Town Hall in Oak Center. The main businesses are a canning factory, feed mill, insurance company, service station, convenience store, two taverns/restaurants, two manufacturing companies, and a bank. The village has a library, community center, fire department and a school system. There are three churches located in the village.
Something you might not know…On July 18, 1996, an F5 tornado ripped through the village, destroying 47 homes and killing none.
More stuff of interest…three Wisconsin State Representatives lived in Oakfield: Edson A. Putman, Henry A. Ripley, and William F. Summerfeld.