Ocheyedan is a city in Osceola County, Iowa, United States. The population was 490 at the 2010 census, down from 536 in 2000. Ocheyedan had its start in the year 1884 by the building of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad through that territory.
There is a common misconception that the highest point in Iowa is the Ocheyedan Mound located near Ocheyedan. The Ocheyedan Mound rises to 1,655 feet above sea level, just fifteen feet short of the actual highest point in Iowa, Hawkeye Point, which has an elevation of 1,670 feet.