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Mount Olive, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Mount Olive ...

Mount Olive is located in Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Olive: Mt. Olive

Mount Olive is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Mount Olive lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Olive is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Olive: 35117<2>

Communities near Mount Olive ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mount Olive and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Birmingham   [Map]   212,461   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Olive.

Communities Also Named Mount Olive ...

While we believe that this Mount Olive is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 9 Alabama communities named Mount Olive. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Coosa, DeKalb, Lauderdale, Marshall, Randolph and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Olive - they are located in Arkansas (7), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (7), Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Olive.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Olive. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Olive. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Olive.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Olive:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Olive ...

Looking for more information about Mount Olive? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Olive, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Mount Olive.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Mount Olive. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Olive - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Mount Olive). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Olive or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Olive. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Olive) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Olive. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Olive

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6710, Longitude: -86.8563     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Olive.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mount Olive.


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