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Welcome to Kola ...

Kola is located in Covington County<1>.

Kola is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kola: (601) and (769)<3>

Websites for Kola ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Kola, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Kola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kola - it's located in Manitoba.

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

Communities near Kola ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kola.

  • Ellisville [Jones County]
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumrall
    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Kola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<5>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Kola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Mount Olive [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Kola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Kola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Kola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<5>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Kola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<5>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Kola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Williamsburg [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
      • Williamsburg [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Kola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Arbo [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbo
      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Kola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbo

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 Kola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kola.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kola. 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 Kola.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kola. See our Newspapers Page for Kola.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kola ...

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

Adding Kola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kola was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kola on our Genealogy Page.

Communities in Mississippi

About Covington County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Covington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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- Kola) 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 Kola. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KolaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6254, Longitude: -89.5274    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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