Welcome to the Town of Oak Ridge!

Oak Ridge is located in Guilford County, just northwest of Greensboro, and is home to 7,979 residents per the 2022 Census. The Town became an incorporated municipality in 1998 and is governed by a five-member Town Council.

Oak Ridge boasts a rich history of agrarian culture and is known for such gems as the Old Mill of Guilford and Oak Ridge Military Academy.

According to the Vision statement from the town’s current strategic plan, completed in December 2018 and updated in January 2021, Oak Ridge is a safe and livable community that takes great pride in its natural beauty and small-town village charm. The Town’s rich history and rural roots inspire an independent, family-oriented community engaged in planning for the future while preserving its unique character, historic resources, and open spaces.

We hope that you will find this site informative and that it will help to answer any questions that you may have.

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