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Welcome to Olga ...

Olga is located in Cochise County<1>.

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

Olga is 3,630 feet [1,106 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Olga is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Olga lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Olga (for example, toward Lordsburg (NM)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Olga is located in the (520) area code.

Adding Olga 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 Olga 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 Olga 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 Olga on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Olga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Olga - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Olga ...

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

  • Bowie [Cochise County]
  • San Simon [Cochise County]
  • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Bowie
    • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Olga
  • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bowie
    • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Olga
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steins
      • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the east of Olga
      • Former names for Steins:
      • Doubtful Canyon
      • Stein's Pass
    • Paradise [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise [Cochise County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the south of Olga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Willcox [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willcox
      • Willcox [Cochise County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the west of Olga
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,533 people
      • Former name for Willcox:
      • Maley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willcox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willcox<5>
    • Portal [Cochise County]
    • Franklin [Greenlee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Greenlee County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Olga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Duncan [Greenlee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duncan
      • Duncan [Greenlee County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Olga
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olga ...

Looking for more information about Olga? 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 Olga, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Olga.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Cochise, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Olga - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Olga) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2998, Longitude: -109.3592       In this case, the coordinates for Olga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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