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Osyka, Mississippi

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The location of Osyka

Welcome to Osyka ...

The town of Osyka is located in Pike County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Osyka has a population of 420 people<2> (see below for details).

Osyka is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Osyka: (601) and (769)<4>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 481 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Osyka had an population of 420 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Osyka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

McComb   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Osyka

Amite City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Osyka

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

Kentwood   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Osyka

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

Magnolia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Osyka

Summit   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Osyka

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Osyka

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

Tangipahoa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Osyka

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

Greensburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Osyka

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

Mount Hermon   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Osyka

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Sunny Hill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Osyka

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

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 Osyka. 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 Osyka. 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 Osyka.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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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About Pike County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osyka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<5>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- Osyka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Osyka. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Osyka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osyka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0072, Longitude: -90.4718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osyka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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