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Welcome to Osceola ...
The pronunciation of Osceola: oh-SEE-oh-lah<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Osceola, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Osceola has a population of 833 people<3> (see below for details).
Osceola is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Osceola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Osceola: (402) & (531)<5>
The ZIP code for Osceola: 68651<6>
Websites for Osceola ...
Official Website: www.osceolanebraska.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Osceola had an population of 833 people. This is a decrease of 5.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Osceola had a population of 880 people (or 16.28% of the total population of Polk County). This makes Osceola the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Osceola represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 880 people, the population of Osceola decreased 4.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 921 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Osceola.
Communities Also Named Osceola ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 32 communities that are also named Osceola - they are located in Arkansas, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Osceola.
Communities near Osceola ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Osceola.
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 Osceola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Osceola.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Osceola. 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 Osceola.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Osceola. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Osceola.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Osceola ...
Looking for more information about Osceola? 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 Osceola, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Osceola.
Adding Osceola to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Osceola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Osceola was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
We also found Osceola mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Osceola.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Osceola: www.osceolanebraska.com/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023