Välkommen to Olsburg, Kansas, founded in 1880 by Swedes and Norwegians. Olsburg strives to preserve its Swedish heritage with several events through the year.  In September there is the Olsburg Fall Festival, a family friendly day full of activities for everyone.  December brings the Swedish Supper on the first Saturday in December. Olsburg is one of the communities along the Kansas Flint Hills Barn Quilt Trail. There are scenic trails, The Horsehead and Rolander Express for hikers, bicyclist and vehicles.  Olsburg Marsh, north of Olsburg on Shannon Creek Road and the Public Hunting area along Tuttle Creek Lake provides hunters with amazing hunting and fishing opportunities.  Olsburg is home to over 40 thriving businesses.  Two parks are found here.  A beautiful City Park with a refreshing swimming pool, playground and new basketball court and new building housing our Rural Fire Department. Come visit!  Olsburg, a welcoming and friendly community with people working together to promote the advantages of small town living.  Välkommen till vår stad !


  • 226 Residents 

  • 23,908 in Pottawatomie County


  • Nearest Hospital-22 miles/Manhattan

  • Nearest Medical Professional or Clinic-22 miles Manhattan 

  • 2 Religious Centers

  • Broadband providers:

    • Twin Valley


  • $101,741 Median Home Price

  • $738/month Median Rental Price


  • 1 Community Centers

  • 1 Local Park

  • 1 Swimming Pool

Childcare & Schools

  • Childcare and Preschool options

  • 1 McCormick Elementary

  • 1 Blue Valley Middle School-8 miles

  • 1 Blue Valley High School-8 miles


  • Sales Tax 7.5%

  • Top 3 Employers

    • USD 384

    • Pottawatomie County

    • Kansas State University

Retail & Dining

  • 1 Restaurant

  • 1 Grocery Store

  • 10 Retailers

Distance to Regional Centers

  • Fort Riley: 40 miles

  • Junction City: 41 miles

  • Manhattan: 23 miles