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Welcome to Osborne (aka 'Peru') ...
The location of Osborne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Osborne has a population of 1,279 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Osborne.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Osborne: Named for Sergeant Vincent B. Osborne, who served with the 2nd Kansas Calvary.
The city of Osborne was previously named Penn.
Osborne is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Osborne lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Osborne is within the boundaries of the (785) area code.
The ZIP code for Osborne: 67473<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Osborne had an population of 1,279 people. This is a decrease of 10.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Osborne had a population of 1,431 people (which is 37.09% of the total population of Osborne County). This makes Osborne the county's most populous community.
The population of Osborne represents 0.05% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,431 people, the population of Osborne decreased 10.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,607 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Osborne.
Communities Also Named Osborne ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Osborne - they are located in California, Iowa, Manitoba, Maryland, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Osborne.
Communities near Osborne ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Osborne.
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 Osborne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Osborne.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Osborne. 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 Osborne.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Osborne. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Osborne.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osborne ...
Looking for more information about Osborne? 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 Osborne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Osborne.
Adding Osborne to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Osborne 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 Osborne was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Osborne on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Osborne on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022