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Welcome to Oppelo ...

The city of Oppelo is located in Conway County<1>.

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.

  • Conway [Faulkner County]
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    • Conway [Faulkner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Oppelo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<7>
  • Pottsville [Pope County]
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    • Pottsville [Pope County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Oppelo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,327 people
    • Former names for Pottsville:
    • Pott's Inn
    • Pott's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
  • Atkins [Pope County]
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    • Atkins [Pope County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Oppelo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkins<7>
  • Perryville [Perry County]
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    • Perryville [Perry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Oppelo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wooster [Faulkner County]
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      • Wooster [Faulkner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wooster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wooster<7>
    • Plumerville [Conway County]
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      • Plumerville [Conway County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 772 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plumerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plumerville<7>
    • Bigelow [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bigelow
      • Bigelow [Perry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bigelow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bigelow<7>
    • Menifee [Conway County]
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      • Menifee [Conway County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menifee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menifee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menifee<7>
    • Perry [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
      • Perry [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<7>
    • Adona [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adona
      • Adona [Perry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Oppelo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adona

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Conway County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Conway, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Oppelo. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oppelo.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oppelo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Oppelo) 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 Oppelo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oppelo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oppelo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1004, Longitude: -92.7737       In this case, the coordinates for Oppelo 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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