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Welcome to Mount Olive ...

Mount Olive is located in Coosa County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Olive: Mt. Olive

Mount Olive is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Mount Olive (for example, toward Houston (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Mount Olive: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities Also Named Mount Olive ...

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

Communities near Mount Olive ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Olive.

  • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander City
    • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander City<6>
  • Sylacauga [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylacauga
    • Sylacauga [Talladega County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylacauga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylacauga<6>
  • Childersburg [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childersburg
    • Childersburg [Talladega County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Childersburg<6>
  • Goodwater [Coosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodwater
    • Goodwater [Coosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodwater<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Grove [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Talladega County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Rockford [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockford
      • Rockford [Coosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<6>
    • Kellyton [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellyton
      • Kellyton [Coosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellyton
    • Talladega Springs [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talladega Springs
      • Talladega Springs [Talladega County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talladega Springs
    • Bon Air [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Air
      • Bon Air [Talladega County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Air have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Air
    • Stewartville [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartville
      • Stewartville [Coosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Mount Olive
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Olive. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Olive.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Olive.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Olive. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mount Olive, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Olive.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Olive. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Coosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Olive - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Olive

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0682, Longitude: -86.1368    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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