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Welcome to Oostburg ...

The village of Oostburg is located in Sheboygan County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oostburg has a population of 3,024 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oostburg.

Oostburg is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oostburg: (920) & (274)<4>

The ZIP code for Oostburg: 53070<5>

Websites for Oostburg ...

Official Website: www.oostburg.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oostburg had an population of 3,024 people. This is an increase of 4.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oostburg had a population of 2,887 people. This makes Oostburg the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Oostburg represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 311st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,887 people, the population of Oostburg increased 8.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,660 people).

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

Communities near Oostburg ...

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

  • Sheboygan [Sheboygan County]
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    • Sheboygan [Sheboygan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Oostburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheboygan
  • Port Washington [Ozaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Washington
    • Port Washington [Ozaukee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Oostburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,066 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Washington
  • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
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    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Oostburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,737 people
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  • Sheboygan Falls [Sheboygan County]
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    • Sheboygan Falls [Sheboygan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Oostburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,914 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saukville [Ozaukee County]
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      • Saukville [Ozaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saukville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Howards Grove [Sheboygan County]
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      • Howards Grove [Sheboygan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howards Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howards Grove
    • Belgium [Ozaukee County]
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      • Belgium [Ozaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belgium have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belgium
    • Fredonia [Ozaukee County]
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      • Fredonia [Ozaukee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredonia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
    • Cedar Grove [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Sheboygan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Kohler [Sheboygan County]
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      • Kohler [Sheboygan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Oostburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,048 people
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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 Oostburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oostburg.

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

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

Adding Oostburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oostburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oostburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Oostburg on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oostburg on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Sheboygan County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oostburg: www.oostburg.org/

The official website for Sheboygan County: www.co.sheboygan.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Sheboygan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oostburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oostburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>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 village (such as Oostburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oostburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oostburg) 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 Oostburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OostburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oostburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6231, Longitude: -87.7967    
<7>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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