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Around Mount Olive ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hattiesburg. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of Mount Olive. Hattiesburg has a population of 45,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Brandon. It is located about 40 miles [ km] to the northwest of Mount Olive and has a population of 24,300 people.

For comparison, Mount Olive has a population of 910 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Olive.<2>

  • Arbo [Covington County]
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    • Arbo [Covington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Olive
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
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    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Coats [Simpson County]
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    • Coats [Simpson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Olive
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  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Olive
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<4>
  • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
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    • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Mount Olive
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  • Kola [Covington County]
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    • Kola [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Olive
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    • Magee [Simpson County]
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      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<4>
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
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      • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<4>
    • Mize [Smith County]
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      • Mize [Smith County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<4>
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
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      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<4>
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
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      • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<4>
    • Sanatorium [Simpson County]
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      • Sanatorium [Simpson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Olive
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    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<4>
    • Shivers [Simpson County]
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      • Shivers [Simpson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Mount Olive
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    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Mount Olive
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<4>

For more communities neighboring Mount Olive, please visit our County-by-County Page for Mount Olive.

Covington County ...

Mount Olive is located in Covington County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Covington County: Forrest, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Simpson & Smith.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Olive ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Olive.

Airports Near Mount Olive ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Mount Olive and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Mount Olive.

Websites We Enjoy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Covington County

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Olive.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Olive) 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 Mount Olive. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Olive

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7608, Longitude: -89.6609       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olive have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mount Olive), 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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