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Welcome to Oswego ...

Oswego is located in Holmes County<1>.

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

Oswego is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oswego lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Oswego ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Oswego - they are located in Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Montana (2), New York, North Carolina, Oregon (3), South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Oswego ...

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

  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Oswego
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Oswego
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<5>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
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    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Oswego
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Sidon [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
    • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Oswego
    • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
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      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Oswego
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
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      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Oswego
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Oswego
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
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      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Oswego
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Mileston [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mileston
      • Mileston [Holmes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Oswego
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mileston
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Oswego
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oswego ...

Looking for more information about Oswego? 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 Oswego, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oswego.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oswego. 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 Holmes, 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 Oswego - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oswego) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oswego. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2171, Longitude: -90.2245       In this case, the coordinates for Oswego 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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