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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Oskaloosa.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Oskaloosa ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ottumwa. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the southeast of Oskaloosa. Ottumwa has a population of 24,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Altoona. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Oskaloosa and has a population of 18,800 people.

For comparison, Oskaloosa has a population of 11,400 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Beacon     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the southwest of Oskaloosa.

Cedar     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southeast of Oskaloosa.

Eddyville     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Oskaloosa.

Evans     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the west of Oskaloosa.

Fishville     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Oskaloosa.

Keomah Village     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Oskaloosa.

Lacey     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north of Oskaloosa.

Lakonta     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southwest of Oskaloosa.

Leighton     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the west of Oskaloosa.

New Sharon     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the north of Oskaloosa.

Olivet     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the west of Oskaloosa.

Rose Hill     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Oskaloosa.

Union Mills     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the north of Oskaloosa.

University Park     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southeast of Oskaloosa.

Wright     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Oskaloosa.

For more communities neighboring Oskaloosa, please visit our County-by-County Page for Oskaloosa.

Mahaska County ...

Oskaloosa is located in Mahaska County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mahaska County: Jasper, Keokuk, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek & Wapello.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oskaloosa ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Oskaloosa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oskaloosa ...

Looking for more information about Oskaloosa? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oskaloosa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oskaloosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Oskaloosa. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Oskaloosa. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Oskaloosa Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Oskaloosa

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Iowa

Airports Near Oskaloosa ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Oskaloosa.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Oskaloosa. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Oskaloosa.

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Oskaloosa.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
168 miles [270.4 km] miles to the West of Oskaloosa.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
175 miles [281.6 km] miles to the Southwest of Oskaloosa.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
180 miles [289.7 km] miles to the North of Oskaloosa.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
193 miles [310.6 km] miles to the East Northeast of Oskaloosa.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
211 miles [339.6 km] miles to the Northeast of Oskaloosa.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.  (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
213 miles [342.8 km] miles to the Southeast of Oskaloosa.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the Northeast of Oskaloosa.

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
83 miles [133.6 km] miles to the South of Oskaloosa.

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.  (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
86 miles [138.4 km] miles to the East Southeast of Oskaloosa.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the North of Oskaloosa.

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
111 miles [178.6 km] miles to the East of Oskaloosa.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the Northwest of Oskaloosa.

General Aviation Airports

Oskaloosa Muni. (ICAO: KOOA)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the East Southeast of Oskaloosa.

Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM/KOTM)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the Southeast of Oskaloosa.

Pella Muni. (ICAO: KPEA)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the West Northwest of Oskaloosa.

Albia Muni. (FAA ID: 4C8)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the South Southwest of Oskaloosa.

Sully Muni. (FAA ID: 8C2)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the North Northwest of Oskaloosa.

Knoxville Muni. (ICAO: KOXV)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the West of Oskaloosa.

Grinnell Rgnl. (ICAO: KGGI)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the North of Oskaloosa.

Newton Muni. (ICAO: KTNU)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the Northwest of Oskaloosa.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quad City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Fort Dodge Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FODICAO: KFOD

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Oskaloosa Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOOA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Ottumwa Industrial Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OTMICAO: KOTM

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Pella Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPEA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Knoxville Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOXV

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Grinnell Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGGI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Kansas City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCIICAO: KMCI

Website for Kansas City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Newton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTNU

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

FAirfield Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFFL

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Chariton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCNC

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: STLICAO: KSTL

Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Kirksville Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IRKICAO: KIRK

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mahaska County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oskaloosa: www.oskaloosaiowa.org/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- Oskaloosa) 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 Oskaloosa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oskaloosa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oskaloosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2963, Longitude: -92.6451     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Oskaloosa), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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