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Welcome to Osseola ...

Osseola is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Osseola is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Osseola is within the (662) area code.

Communities near Osseola ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Osseola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Osseola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Osseola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Osseola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Osseola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Osseola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
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      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Osseola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
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    • New Town [Sunflower County]
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      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Osseola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Osseola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Osseola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osseola ...

Looking for more information about Osseola? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Osseola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Osseola.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Washington, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Osseola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Osseola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osseola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3060, Longitude: -90.8726       In this case, the coordinates for Osseola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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