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Welcome to Olivet ...

Olivet is located in Mahaska County.

Olivet is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Olivet is within the (641) area code.

Communities near Olivet ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oskaloosa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East (E) of Olivet

Pella   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Olivet

Located in Marion County

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Olivet

Located in Marion County

Albia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Olivet

Located in Monroe County

New Sharon   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olivet

Eddyville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Olivet

Located in Wapello County

Sully   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Olivet

Located in Jasper County

Lovilia   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Olivet

Located in Monroe County

Beacon   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Olivet

University Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Olivet

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Olivet.

Communities Also Named Olivet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Olivet - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Olivet. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Olivet. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olivet.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Olivet:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olivet ...

Looking for more information about Olivet? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Mahaska County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olivet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Olivet) 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 Olivet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Olivet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olivet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3137, Longitude: -92.8303     [Map].

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