Oakhanger is situated on the northeast edge of Selborne Parish.

The centre of the village is arranged around the main road with its Green, Church and Village Hall. To the south of the village there is a large space satellite tracking station although this is not open to the public.

There are a variety of property styles including thatched cottages together with a village pub The Hanger, previously known as The Red Lion. The pub has recently undergone a full restoration and reopened in 2020.

The Village Hall has recently completed a major extension project funded by grants. It will open during 2021 when Covid restrictions allow.

Within the village are several flourishing businesses including a selection of holiday accommodation.

Oakhanger has a very active community with events held throughout the year including the Annual May Fayre and the August Village Show.

To the north of the village lies Shortheath Common which is a nature reserve as well as being a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC). It covers some 143 acres containing heath, woodland, lake, pond and bog.

For further information on Shortheath Common click here.