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Welcome to Ofahoma ...

Ofahoma is located in Leake County<1>.

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

Ofahoma is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Ofahoma ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.leakems.com/

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

Adding Ofahoma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ofahoma 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 Ofahoma was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Ofahoma ...

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

  • Carthage [Leake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Leake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Ofahoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,725 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
  • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
    • Walnut Grove [Leake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ofahoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,658 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Grove<6>
  • Pickens [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
    • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ofahoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
  • Lena [Leake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena [Leake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ofahoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Ann [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Ann
      • Saint Ann [Leake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ofahoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Ann
    • Ludlow [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
      • Ludlow [Scott County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Ofahoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
    • Redwater [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redwater
      • Redwater [Leake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ofahoma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwater
    • Tuscola [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscola
      • Tuscola [Leake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ofahoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscola
    • Cash [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cash
      • Cash [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ofahoma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cash have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cash
    • Sharon [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
      • Sharon [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Ofahoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ofahoma ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Leake County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ofahoma. 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 Leake, 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 Ofahoma - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ofahoma) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ofahoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7074, Longitude: -89.7006       In this case, the coordinates for Ofahoma 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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