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Oshkosh, Nebraska
(Garden County)

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The location of Oshkosh

Welcome to Oshkosh ...

The city of Oshkosh is located in Garden County and is the County Seat for Garden County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Oshkosh has a population of 814 people<1> (see below for details).

Oshkosh is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Oshkosh is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Oshkosh lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Oshkosh and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Oshkosh is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Oshkosh: 69154<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oshkosh had a population of 884 people (which is 42.98% of the total population of Garden County). This makes Oshkosh the county's most populous community.

The population of Oshkosh represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 884 people, the population of Oshkosh has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 887 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oshkosh had an population of 814 people. This is a decrease of 7.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Oshkosh ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oshkosh and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Julesburg (CO)   [Map]   1,201   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Belmar   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Big Springs   [Map]   390   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Broadwater   [Map]   121   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chappell   [Map]   900   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cisco   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oshkosh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Oshkosh: This one is located in Garden County and the other is located in Deuel County.

Beyond Nebraska, there are 4 communities that are also named Oshkosh - they are located in Louisiana, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Oshkosh. 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 Oshkosh. 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 Oshkosh.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oshkosh:

Websites for Oshkosh ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oshkosh ...

Looking for more information about Oshkosh? 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 Oshkosh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oshkosh.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Garden County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oshkosh:

The official website for Garden County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oshkosh.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oshkosh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Oshkosh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oshkosh or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Oshkosh) 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 Oshkosh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oshkosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oshkosh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4067, Longitude: -102.3457     [Map].

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