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Welcome to Okolona ...

The town of Okolona is located in Clark County<1>.

The location of Okolona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Okolona has a population of 137 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Okolona.

Okolona is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Okolona is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Okolona: 71962<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Okolona had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 6.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Okolona had a population of 147 people. This makes Okolona the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 147 people, the population of Okolona decreased 8.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 160 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Okolona.

Adding Okolona to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Okolona in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Okolona elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Okolona on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Okolona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Okolona - they are located in Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Okolona ...

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

  • Arkadelphia [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkadelphia
    • Arkadelphia [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Okolona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkadelphia<7>
  • Prescott [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
    • Prescott [Nevada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Okolona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<7>
  • Gurdon [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurdon
    • Gurdon [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Okolona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurdon<7>
  • Amity [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amity
    • Amity [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Okolona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caddo Valley [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Valley
      • Caddo Valley [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Okolona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Valley
    • Blevins [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blevins
      • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Okolona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blevins
    • Delight [Pike County]
    • Gum Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Okolona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Okolona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine
    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Okolona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill

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 Okolona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Okolona.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Okolona. 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 Okolona.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Okolona. See our Newspapers Page for Okolona.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Okolona ...

Looking for more information about Okolona? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Okolona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Okolona.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Clark County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.clarkcountyarkansas.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Clark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Okolona.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Okolona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Okolona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Okolona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Okolona) 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 Okolona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Okolona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Okolona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0005, Longitude: -93.3376       In this case, the coordinates for Okolona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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