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Welcome to Oslo ...

The city of Oslo is located in Marshall County<1>.

The location of Oslo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Oslo: AHZ-loh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oslo has a population of 324 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Oslo is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Oslo: (218)

The ZIP code for Oslo: 56744<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oslo had an population of 324 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oslo had a population of 330 people. This makes Oslo the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 330 people, the population of Oslo decreased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 347 people).

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

Communities Also Named Oslo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Oslo: This one is located in Marshall County and the other is located in Dodge County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 3 communities that are also named Oslo - they are located in Florida and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oslo.

Communities near Oslo ...

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

  • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Forks
    • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Oslo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Forks<8>
  • East Grand Forks [Polk County]
  • Grafton [Walsh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Walsh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Oslo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,075 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grafton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<8>
  • Warren [Marshall County]
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    • Warren [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Oslo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Argyle [Marshall County]
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      • Argyle [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<8>
    • Minto [Walsh County]
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      • Minto [Walsh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<8>
    • Manvel [Grand Forks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manvel
      • Manvel [Grand Forks County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the south of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<8>
    • Alvarado [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alvarado
      • Alvarado [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvarado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvarado
    • Gilby [Grand Forks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilby
      • Gilby [Grand Forks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilby<8>
    • Forest River [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest River
      • Forest River [Walsh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Oslo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest River<8>

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 Oslo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oslo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oslo. 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 Oslo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oslo. See our Newspapers Page for Oslo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oslo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Oslo. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oslo.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oslo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Oslo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oslo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oslo) 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 Oslo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OsloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oslo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1950, Longitude: -97.1324       In this case, the coordinates for Oslo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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