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The location of Osakis

Welcome to Osakis ...

Osakis is primarily located in Douglas County. A portion of Osakis extends into Todd County.

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

The pronunciation of Osakis: oh-SAY-kis<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Osakis has a population of 1,749 people<3> (see below for details).

Osakis is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Osakis is located in the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Osakis: 56360<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Osakis had a population of 1,740 people. This makes Osakis the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Osakis represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,740 people, the population of Osakis increased 11.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,567 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Osakis had an population of 1,749 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Osakis. 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 Osakis. 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 Osakis.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osakis ...

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

Communities near Osakis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the West (W) of Osakis

Sauk Centre   [Map]

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

Located in Stearns County

Long Prairie   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Osakis

Located in Todd County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Osakis

Located in Pope County

Carlos   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Osakis

Miltona   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Osakis

Long Beach   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Osakis

Located in Pope County

Garfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Osakis

Grey Eagle   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Osakis

Located in Todd County

Villard   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Osakis

Located in Pope County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Osakis. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Osakis.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osakis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 community (such as Osakis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Osakis or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Osakis) 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 Osakis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Osakis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osakis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8644, Longitude: -95.1574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osakis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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