Oskaloosa, Iowa

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
City
Motto: "Note the Difference"
Location of Oskaloosa, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°17′38″N 92°38′40″W / 41.29389°N 92.64444°W / 41.29389; -92.64444Coordinates: 41°17′38″N 92°38′40″W / 41.29389°N 92.64444°W / 41.29389; -92.64444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mahaska
Incorporated February 4, 1875 [1]
Area
 • Total 7.45 sq mi (19.30 km2)
 • Land 7.43 sq mi (19.24 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,463
 • Density 1,542.8/sq mi (595.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52577
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-59925
GNIS feature ID 0459908

Oskaloosa is a city of Iowa in the United States. The population was 11,463 in the 2010 census.

Oskaloosa is the home of William Penn University, a private, liberal arts college. It was founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1873 as Penn College.

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