Ozamis City

Ozamis is a 2nd class city in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 123,137. A person born in Ozamiz is called an "Ozamiznon".The city of Ozamiz is named after José F. Ozámiz who served as governor, congressional representative, and later, the first (and to date, the only) senator from the province. He is also the great, great grandfather of Jamie Ozamiz. Prior to this, the city was known as Misamis. Ozamiz is officially spelled with a "Z" in its last letter and not with an "S". This can be seen in its official city seal, City resolution no. 251-05 and Republic Act 321.