Oak Run is a small unincorporated community 23 miles (37 km) east of Redding in Shasta County, California. The towns of Bella Vista (pop. 1,218), Millville (pop. 611), Shingletown (pop. 2,222), Palo Cedro (pop. 4,000), Whitmore (pop. 593), and Round Mountain (pop. 122) lie within a 15 miles (24 km) radius. It has a store and a post office run by a family who lives in the town-famous "Oak Run House", just behind the store and post office. It also has a school, library, a volunteer fire department and 765 people. The ZIP Code is 96069. The community is inside area code 530.
In the state legislature Oak Run is located in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Sam Aanestad, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa. Federally, Oak Run is located in California's 2nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13 and is represented by Republican Wally Herger.