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Ossian is a town in Wells County, in the Fort Wayne metro area.
The community was named for Ossian Hall, Scotland
The latitude of Ossian is 40.880N. The longitude is -85.166W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,917.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ossian demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wells County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Wayne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46777 ZIP code.
35% of Ossian residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ossian ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ossian was $18,925, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Ossian residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ossian, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.
Libraries in Ossian include Ossian Branch Library ... View libraries
Wells County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ossian political report.
The average commute time for Ossian workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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