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Onalaska, Texas

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The location of Onalaska

Welcome to Onalaska ...

The city of Onalaska is located in Polk County.

The location of Onalaska has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Onalaska has a population of 2,829 people<2> (see below for details).

Onalaska is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Onalaska lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Onalaska lies within the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Onalaska: 77360<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Onalaska had an population of 2,829 people. This is an increase of 60.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 140.97% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Onalaska ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

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 Onalaska. 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 Onalaska. 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 Onalaska.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Onalaska ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Onalaska

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Onalaska

Located in Trinity County

Groveton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Onalaska

Located in Trinity County

Coldspring   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Onalaska

Located in San Jacinto County

Pointblank   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Onalaska

Located in San Jacinto County

Riverside   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Onalaska

Located in Walker County

Goodrich   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Onalaska

Oakhurst   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Onalaska

Located in San Jacinto County

Seven Oaks   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Onalaska

Bold Springs   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Onalaska

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Onalaska.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Onalaska - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Onalaska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Onalaska or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Onalaska) 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 Onalaska. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onalaska

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onalaska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8080, Longitude: -95.1059     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Onalaska have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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