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Welcome to Ola ...

The pronunciation of Ola: OH-luh<1>

Ola is located in Gem County (at the time of its founding, Ola was located in Boise County).

Ola is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ola is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ola lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Ola (for example, toward Huntington (OR)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The area code for Ola: (208)

The ZIP code for Ola: 83657<3>

Communities near Ola ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ola and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Belvidere   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cascade   [Map]   981   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Crouch   [Map]   170   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emmett   [Map]   6,829   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Garden Valley   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Ola - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina (2), South Dakota and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ola. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ola. 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 Ola.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ola ...

Looking for more information about Ola? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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

The official website for Gem County: www.co.gem.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Ola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Ola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ola) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1782, Longitude: -116.2926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ola.

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