Located approximately sixty blocks north of the Missouri River and surrounded by Kansas City, The Village of Oakwoods main entrance is located on the east side of North Oak Trafficway at Woodland Drive in the Northland. It is the second of four incorporated Villages just north of Englewood Road and south of Shady Lane and the City of Gladstone. Gladstone boarders The Village of Oakwood on three sides, the north, the west, and the east, with Kansas City south of Englewood Road. The Village of Oakwood is the only sprawling and spacious beautiful country setting left in the area that is encompassed by cities.