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Welcome to Osceola ...

The city of Osceola is located in Mississippi County and is the County Seat for Mississippi County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Osceola has a population of 6,926 people<1> (see below for details).

Osceola is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Osceola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Osceola is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Osceola: 72370<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Osceola had a population of 7,757 people (or 16.69% of the total population of Mississippi County). This makes Osceola the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Osceola represents 0.27% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,757 people, the population of Osceola decreased 12.6% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 8,875 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Osceola had an population of 6,926 people. This is a decrease of 10.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Osceola.

Communities near Osceola ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Blytheville   [Map]   14,051   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,256   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gosnell   [Map]   3,271   N   18 miles [29 km]
Joiner   [Map]   521   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Manila   [Map]   3,278   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Osceola.

Communities Also Named Osceola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Osceola - they are located in Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Osceola.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Osceola. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Osceola. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Osceola.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Osceola:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osceola ...

Looking for more information about Osceola? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Osceola, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Osceola.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Osceola. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Osceola.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osceola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Osceola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Osceola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Osceola. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Osceola) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Osceola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Osceola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osceola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6997, Longitude: -89.9995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osceola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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