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Welcome to Osyka ...

The town of Osyka is located in Pike County<1>.

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) and (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.

Communities near Osyka ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Osyka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<7>
  • Amite City [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amite City
    • Amite City [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Osyka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amite City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amite City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amite City<7>
  • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Osyka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<7>
  • Magnolia [Pike County]
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    • Summit [Pike County]
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      • Summit [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Osyka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<7>
    • Roseland [Tangipahoa Parish]
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      • Roseland [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Osyka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseland<7>
    • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangipahoa
      • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Osyka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangipahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangipahoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangipahoa<7>
    • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
      • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Osyka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<7>
    • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
      • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Osyka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<7>
    • Sunny Hill [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Hill
      • Sunny Hill [Washington Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Osyka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Hill

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: www.co.pike.ms.us/

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 Pike, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Osyka.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Osyka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Osyka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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