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Welcome to Oppelo ...
The location of Oppelo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Oppelo: AH-puh-loh<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oppelo has a population of 743 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Oppelo.
Oppelo is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Oppelo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Oppelo is located in the (501) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oppelo had an population of 743 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oppelo had a population of 781 people. This makes Oppelo the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Oppelo represents 0.03% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 212nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 781 people, the population of Oppelo increased 7.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 725 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oppelo.
Adding Oppelo 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 Oppelo 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 Oppelo elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).
We also found Oppelo mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oppelo on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Oppelo ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oppelo.
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 Oppelo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oppelo.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oppelo. 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 Oppelo.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oppelo. See our Newspapers Page for Oppelo.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oppelo ...
Looking for more information about Oppelo? 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 Oppelo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oppelo.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021