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Welcome to Osawatomie ...

The city of Osawatomie is located in Miami County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Osawatomie has a population of 4,273 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Osawatomie.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Osawatomie: The name was formed by combining letters from "Osage" and "Pottawatomie".

Osawatomie is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Osawatomie lies within the (913) area code.

The ZIP code for Osawatomie: 66064<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Osawatomie had an population of 4,273 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Osawatomie had a population of 4,447 people (or 13.56% of the total population of Miami County). This makes Osawatomie the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Osawatomie represents 0.16% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,447 people, the population of Osawatomie decreased 4.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,645 people).

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

Communities near Osawatomie ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Osawatomie.

  • Ottawa (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Ottawa lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Osawatomie and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottawa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ottawa<7>
  • Spring Hill (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Osawatomie and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Spring Hill has also been known as:
    • Spring Hill Station
    • Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hill<7>
  • Paola (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Paola lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Osawatomie and is located in Miami County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,664 people
    • Former names for Paola:
    • Baptiste Spring
    • Peoria Village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paola<7>
  • Louisburg (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Louisburg lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Osawatomie and is located in Miami County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,590 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Louisburg:
    • New Saint Lewis
    • Saint Louis
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisburg<7>
  • Wellsville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Wellsville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Osawatomie and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<7>
  • Edgerton (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
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    • Edgerton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Osawatomie and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,773 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgerton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Edgerton:
    • Martinsburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgerton<7>
  • La Cygne (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Cygne
    • La Cygne lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Osawatomie and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Cygne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Cygne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Cygne<7>
  • Drexel (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drexel
    • Drexel lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Osawatomie and is located in Bates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drexel<7>
  • Linn Valley (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linn Valley
    • Linn Valley lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Osawatomie and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn Valley
  • Richmond (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Osawatomie and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Osawatomie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Osawatomie.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Osawatomie. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Osawatomie.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Osawatomie. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Osawatomie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osawatomie ...

Looking for more information about Osawatomie? 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 Osawatomie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Osawatomie.

Adding Osawatomie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Osawatomie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Osawatomie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Osawatomie on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Osawatomie on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Osawatomie

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

The official website for Miami County: www.co.miami.ks.us/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Miami, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Osawatomie.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osawatomie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Osawatomie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Osawatomie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Osawatomie) 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 Osawatomie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OsawatomieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osawatomie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4989, Longitude: -94.9509    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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