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Welcome to Onalaska ...
The city of Onalaska is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Onalaska has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Onalaska, 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 ?.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Onalaska has a population of 2,997 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Onalaska is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Onalaska lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Onalaska is within the boundaries of the (936) area code.
The ZIP code for Onalaska: 77360<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Onalaska had an population of 2,997 people. This is an increase of 69.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 155.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Onalaska had a population of 1,764 people. This makes Onalaska the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,764 people, the population of Onalaska increased 50.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,174 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Onalaska.
Communities Also Named Onalaska ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Onalaska - they are located in Arkansas, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Onalaska.
Communities near Onalaska ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Onalaska.
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 Onalaska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Onalaska.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Onalaska. 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 Onalaska.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Onalaska. See our Newspapers Page for Onalaska.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onalaska ...
Looking for more information about Onalaska? 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 Onalaska, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Onalaska.
Adding Onalaska to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Onalaska 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 Onalaska was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Onalaska.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023