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Welcome to Osyka ...
The location of Osyka has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Osyka has a population of 411 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Osyka.
Osyka is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Osyka lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Osyka: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Osyka had an population of 411 people. This is a decrease of 6.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Osyka had a population of 440 people. This makes Osyka the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Osyka represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 227th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 440 people, the population of Osyka decreased 8.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 481 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Osyka.
Adding Osyka to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Osyka in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Osyka elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Osyka on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Osyka on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Osyka ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Osyka.
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 Osyka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Osyka.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Osyka. 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 Osyka.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Osyka. See our Newspapers Page for Osyka.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osyka ...
Looking for more information about Osyka? 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 Osyka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Osyka.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021