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Welcome to Osborne ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Osborne has a population of 1,291 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Osborne: Named for Sergeant Vincent B. Osborne, who served with the 2nd Kansas Calvary.

Osborne is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Osborne is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Osborne: 67473<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Osborne had an population of 1,291 people. This is a decrease of 9.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.66% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Osborne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Downs   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Osborne

Cawker City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Osborne

Located in Mitchell County

Tipton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Osborne

Located in Mitchell County

Gaylord   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Osborne

Located in Smith County

Portis   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Osborne

Alton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Osborne

Cedar   [Map]

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

Located in Smith County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Osborne

Harlan   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Osborne

Located in Smith County

Glen Elder   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of Osborne

Located in Mitchell County

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

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 Osborne. 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 Osborne. 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 Osborne. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osborne - 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 Osborne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Osborne 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 '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- Osborne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Osborne. 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 Osborne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osborne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4395, Longitude: -98.6987     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osborne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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