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Welcome to Ocobla ...

Ocobla is located in Neshoba County<1>.

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

Ocobla is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Ocobla to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ocobla elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Ocobla ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
  • Union [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Ocobla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Noxapater [Winston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noxapater
    • Noxapater [Winston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ocobla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxapater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noxapater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxapater<6>
  • Bogue Chitto [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogue Chitto
    • Bogue Chitto [Neshoba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ocobla
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogue Chitto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogue Chitto
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • House [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Neshoba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Ocobla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
    • Neshoba [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neshoba
      • Neshoba [Neshoba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ocobla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neshoba
    • Pearl River [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
      • Pearl River [Neshoba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ocobla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Lynville [Kemper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynville
      • Lynville [Kemper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ocobla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynville
    • Dowdville [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowdville
      • Dowdville [Neshoba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Ocobla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dowdville
    • Laurel Hill [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Hill
      • Laurel Hill [Neshoba County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ocobla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ocobla ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ocobla. 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 Neshoba, 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 Ocobla - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ocobla) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ocobla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7549, Longitude: -89.0253       In this case, the coordinates for Ocobla 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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