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(Amite County)

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Welcome to Mount Olive ...

Mount Olive is located in Amite County<1>.

The location of Mount Olive has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Olive: Mt. Olive

Mount Olive is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Mount Olive: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Mount Olive ...

While we believe that this Mount Olive is located in Amite County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Mount Olive. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Franklin and Jones County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Olive - they are located in Alabama (10), Arkansas (7), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Missouri (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (7), Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Mount Olive ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<6>
  • Summit [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<6>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<6>
  • Liberty [Amite County]
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    • Liberty [Amite County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
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      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<6>
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Olive
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    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen
    • Bear Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Olive
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    • Gloster [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloster
      • Gloster [Amite County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Olive ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Amite County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Olive. 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 Amite, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Olive - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Olive) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3438, Longitude: -90.7101       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olive have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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