Oskaloosa, Iowa

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
Motto(s): 
"Note the Difference"
Location of Oskaloosa, Iowa
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
CountyMahaska
IncorporatedFebruary 4, 1875 [1]
Area
 • Total7.45 sq mi (19.30 km2)
 • Land7.43 sq mi (19.24 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
840 ft (256 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total11,463
 • Density1,542.8/sq mi (595.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52577
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-59925
GNIS feature ID0459908

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Oskaloosa, Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved January 21, 2011.