Oak Run is a small unincorporated community just 23 miles east of Redding off Highway 299. The neighboring towns of Bella Vista, Millville, Shingletown, Palo Cedro, Whitmore, and Round Mountain all lie within a 15 mile radius. The local store and post office run by a family who lives in the town-famous "Oak Run House", located just behind the store and post office. Oak Run also has a school, library, and volunteer fire department. At the latest census Oak Run's population was 765.