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Welcome to Ossian ...

The Town of Ossian is located in Livingston County<1>.

The location of Ossian has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ossian has a population of 739 people<3> (see below for details).

Ossian is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ossian lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ossian: (585)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ossian had an population of 739 people. This is a decrease of 6.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ossian had a population of 789 people. This makes Ossian the county's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 789 people, the population of Ossian increased 5.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 751 people).

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

Communities near Ossian ...

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

  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Ossian
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,450 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
  • Hornell [Steuben County]
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    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ossian
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<6>
  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ossian
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo<6>
  • North Dansville [Livingston County]
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    • North Dansville [Livingston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ossian
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,143 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alfred [Allegany County]
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      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,909 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Perry [Wyoming County]
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      • Perry [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dansville [Livingston County]
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      • Dansville [Livingston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dansville<6>
    • Mount Morris [Livingston County]
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      • Mount Morris [Livingston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
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      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alfred [Allegany County]
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      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ossian
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Alfred has also been known as:
      • Alfred village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred<6>

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 Ossian. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ossian.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ossian. 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 Ossian.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ossian. See our Newspapers Page for Ossian.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ossian ...

Looking for more information about Ossian? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ossian, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ossian.

Mentions & References for Ossian

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

The official website for Livingston County: www.co.livingston.state.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Livingston, 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 Ossian.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ossian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Ossian) 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 Ossian. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OssianOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ossian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5253, Longitude: -77.7819       In this case, the coordinates for Ossian have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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