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Founded: 1866, Population: (2000) 2,046, Elevation: 900 feet.

Located in Labette County, (County Seat), and situated at the confluence of the Lightning and Neosho River rivers. Oswego is 12 miles north of the Oklahoma state line and about 30 miles west of the Missouri state line. The town is also located on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas and the St. Louis & San Francisco railroads.

Oswego was the outgrowth of a trading post established in the early 1840s by John Matthews. Up to 1865 there were no other white persons in the community and the place was called "White Hair's Village" because an Indian chief of that name made his home there. In 1865 a number of settlers located at this point and the name was changed to "Little Town." Two years later the Oswego town company was organized and so named for Oswego, N. Y., whence many of the settlers had come.

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