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Oskaloosa, Iowa

Coordinates: 41°17′31″N 92°38′25″W / 41.29194°N 92.64028°W / 41.29194; -92.64028
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Oskaloosa, Iowa
The Mahaska County Courthouse
The Mahaska County Courthouse
Nickname: 
Osky
Motto: 
"Note the Difference"
Location of Oskaloosa, Iowa
Location of Oskaloosa, Iowa
Oskaloosa is located in Iowa
Oskaloosa
Oskaloosa
Location in the United States
Oskaloosa is located in the United States
Oskaloosa
Oskaloosa
Oskaloosa (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°17′31″N 92°38′25″W / 41.29194°N 92.64028°W / 41.29194; -92.64028
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyMahaska
IncorporatedFebruary 4, 1875[1]
Area
 • Total8.04 sq mi (20.81 km2)
 • Land8.02 sq mi (20.77 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation846 ft (258 m)
Population
 • Total11,558
 • Density1,440.97/sq mi (556.38/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52577
Area code641
FIPS code19-59925
GNIS feature ID468480[3]
Websitewww.oskaloosaiowa.org

Oskaloosa is a city in Iowa in the United States. The population was 11,558 in the 2020 census.[4]

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

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  1. "Oskaloosa, Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  2. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oskaloosa, Iowa
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Oskaloosa city, Iowa". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 8, 2023.