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The location of Olla









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Olla.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Olla ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Olla. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alexandria. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Olla and has a population of 46,800 people.

For comparison, Olla has a population of 1,400 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Olla.<2>

Aimwell     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the southeast of Olla.

Clarks     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Olla.

Columbia     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the northeast of Olla.

Enterprise     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the east of Olla.

Georgetown     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Olla.

Grayson     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Olla.

Jena     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the southeast of Olla.

Joyce     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the west of Olla.

Kelly     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Olla.

Midway     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Olla.

Sikes     [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the northwest of Olla.

Summerville     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southeast of Olla.

Trout     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Olla.

Tullos     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southwest of Olla.

Urania     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southwest of Olla.

For more communities neighboring Olla, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Olla.

La Salle Parish ...

Olla is located in La Salle Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of La Salle Parish: Avoyelles, Caldwell, Catahoula, Grant, Rapides & Winn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Olla ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Olla.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olla ...

Looking for more information about Olla? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Olla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olla.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Olla. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Olla. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

Louisiana Tourism

Parks for Louisiana

Fishing in Louisiana

Hunting in Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Olla Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Olla

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Olla ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Olla.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Olla. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Olla.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
176 miles [283.2 km] miles to the Southeast of Olla.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
195 miles [313.8 km] miles to the North of Olla.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
226 miles [363.7 km] miles to the Southwest of Olla.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
238 miles [383 km] miles to the Southwest of Olla.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
276 miles [444.2 km] miles to the West Northwest of Olla.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
288 miles [463.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Olla.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
288 miles [463.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Olla.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the South Southwest of Olla.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the North Northeast of Olla.

General Aviation Airports

Jena Airport (FAA ID: 1R1)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the South Southeast of Olla.

David G. Joyce Airport (FAA ID: 0R5)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the West of Olla.

Jonesville Airport (FAA ID: L32)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the Southeast of Olla.

Pollock Muni. (FAA ID: L66)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the South Southwest of Olla.

Alexandria Esler Rgnl.   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the South of Olla.

Esler Rgnl. (ESF/KESF)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the South of Olla.

Jonesboro Airport (FAA ID: F88)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the Northwest of Olla.

Winnsboro Muni. (FAA ID: F89)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the East Northeast of Olla.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Little Rock National Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LITICAO: KLIT

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Shreveport Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SHVICAO: KSHV

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Esler Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ESFICAO: KESF

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Ruston Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KRSN

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Natchitoches Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIER

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dallas Love Fld.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DALICAO: KDAL

Website for Dallas Love Field

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DFWICAO: KDFW

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Monroe Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLUICAO: KMLU

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

South Arkansas Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ELDICAO: KELD

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About La Salle Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Olla.

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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- Olla) 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 Olla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Olla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8995, Longitude: -92.2380     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Olla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Olla), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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