2010 Census Population - 1829
Oswego Schools: Neosho Heights Elementary K-5th Grade, Oswego Middle School 6th- 8th grade, Oswego High School 9th-12th Grade. Oswego School Web site www.usd504.org
Oswego Public Library: Located at 704 4th Street. Open Tues-Sat and closed Sunday and Mondays. For hours of operation, programs and events check out their website at http://oswego.mykansaslibrary.org/ Phone-(620) 795-4921
Colleges Near by: Oswego is fortunate to be located near 3 colleges: Labette Community College at Parsons is 20 miles, Pittsburg State University at Pittsburg is 40 miles and MSSC at Joplin is 40 miles. Labette Community College, Pittsburg State University and MSSC
Churches: Assembly of God, Oswego Christian Church http://www.oswegochristian.com/ First Baptist Church, First Southern Baptist Church, Lutheran Church, Mennonite Church, Mother of God Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church, United Methodist Church.
Housing: Countryside Apartments provides housing at market rates and Westside Homes & Eastside Townhouses are limited to elderly (55 & above).We have several homes and vacant lots for sale.
Industry– Local; Oswego Chamber of Commerce Business; Labette County; Great Plains Industrial Park, Parsons, KS www.greatplainsindustrialpark.com
Medical Servies: Oswego is fortunate to have Labette Health Clinic-Oswego seeing patients M-F 8:00am-8:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm. Frisbee Chiropractic Care & Mallet Eye Care are also great assets to the community.
Medical Facilities: Labette Health in Parsons, KS provides quality hospital care. Oswego Health & Rehab provides long term nursing care.
Farmers Market: A Farmers Market is held Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm and Saturdays from 8:00am-1:00pm at Schmoker Park during the growing season. There are a variety of items for sale from baked goods, crafts, home grown fruits and vegetables. etc.
Annual Events: Oswego Chamber of Commerce sponsor several events throughout the year including annual Easter Egg Hunt, 2 City Wide Garage sales (Spring & Fall), and the Annual Christmas Parade in December. The Oswegofest Committee hosts Oswegofest in the fall at Riverside Park The Oswego Fire Department host the annual 4th of July Celebration. The Rec Commission host trunk or treat for Halloween. The Labette County Fair is held in July each year and has become one of the premier county fairs in our area.
Parks & Recreation. Oswego Riverside Park & Fairgrounds & Swimming Pool has over 90 acres of park with ball fields, park equipment, beautiful views of the Neosho Valley from the 100' bluff. Many people walk in the park daily and shelter houses are available to rent for family reunions, etc. Oswego has a 10,000 square foot community center was built at the entrance to the fair grounds. The center has three meeting rooms or can be opened to one large event area. It has a state of the art kitchen facility for large group events. Oswego has 2 RV Parks. Kamp Siesta is located behind the fairgrounds in a beautiful shaded area and Danny Elliott Park is located on the edge of the Neosho River. Hunting and fishing abound in the areas surrounding Oswego and several private hunting facilities have been opened. There are still numerous public open hunting & fishing areas available as well.
Claythorne Lodge a nationally & internationally known resort that has hosted a number of prestigious NSCA sanctioned shoots is only 5 miles north/east of Oswego. They invite the public to enjoy their facility as well. Claythorne Lodge.com
Recreational Opportunities: Oswego Golf Course is open to the public. Oswego Airport, Wildlife Mined Pits for hunting & fishing, and Oswego Little League Summer Ball.
Other area recreational opportunities include the Big Brutus Museum and Memorial which is located east of Oswego near West Mineral, Kansas. It sponsors many events throughout the year in addition to their main attraction, Big Brutus which was used for coal mining. To call for information 620-827-6177.
Oswego Civic Groups: Knights of Columbus and the Lions Club are a few of the active civic groups in our community.
Fire Department: The City of Oswego has a well trained Volunteer Fire Department. Within the City Limits the Fire Protection Rating is a "Class 5".
City of Oswego, Kansas
703 Fifth Street
Oswego, Kansas 67356