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Welcome to Ola ...
The location of Ola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Ola: OH-luh<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ola, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Ola is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<4> 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).
Ola is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Ola: 83657<5>
Communities Also Named Ola ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Ola ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ola.
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 Ola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ola.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ola.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ola. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Ola to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ola was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ola.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023