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Olla, Louisiana

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The location of Olla

Welcome to Olla ...

The town of Olla is located in La Salle Parish.

The location of Olla has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Olla has a population of 1,353 people<2> (see below for details).

Olla is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Olla is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Olla: 71465<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Olla had a population of 1,385 people (or 9.3% of the total population of La Salle Parish). This makes Olla the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Olla represents 0.03% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,385 people, the population of Olla decreased 2.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,417 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Olla had an population of 1,353 people. This is a decrease of 2.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Olla.

Communities near Olla ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jena   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Olla

Clarks   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olla

Located in Caldwell Parish

Grayson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olla

Located in Caldwell Parish

Tullos   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Olla

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olla

Located in Caldwell Parish

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Olla

Located in Grant Parish

Sikes   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Olla

Located in Winn Parish

Kelly   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olla

Located in Caldwell Parish

Summerville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Olla

Trout   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Olla

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Olla.

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 Olla. 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 Olla. 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 Olla.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olla ...

Looking for more information about Olla? 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 Olla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olla.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (such as Olla). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Olla or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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