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Welcome to Okoboji ...

The city of Okoboji is located in Dickinson County.

The location of Okoboji has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Okoboji has a population of 797 people<2> (see below for details).

Okoboji is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Okoboji lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Okoboji: 51355<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Okoboji had a population of 807 people. This makes Okoboji the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Okoboji represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 346th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 807 people, the population of Okoboji decreased 1.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 820 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Okoboji had an population of 797 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Okoboji ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Spencer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Okoboji

Located in Clay County

Estherville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Okoboji

Located in Emmet County

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Okoboji

Located in Jackson County (MN)

Milford   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Okoboji

Lakefield   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Okoboji

Located in Jackson County (MN)

Lake Park   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Okoboji

Orleans   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Okoboji

Everly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Okoboji

Located in Clay County

Ocheyedan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Okoboji

Located in Osceola County

Round Lake   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Okoboji

Located in Nobles County (MN)

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Okoboji. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Okoboji. 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 Okoboji.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Okoboji ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Dickinson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Okoboji. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dickinson County: www.co.dickinson.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Okoboji.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Okoboji - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Okoboji). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Okoboji or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Okoboji) 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 Okoboji. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Okoboji

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Okoboji. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3907, Longitude: -95.1403     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Okoboji have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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