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Welcome to Oka Kapassa ...

So far, we have found very little information about Oka Kapassa. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Oka Kapassa to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Oka Kapassa, please Contact Us.


Oka Kapassa would have been located within present day Newton County<2>.

The location of Oka Kapassa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Oka Kapassa is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Oka Kapassa was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Oka Kapassa once stood is in the (601) and (769)<5> area codes.

Communities Also Named Oka Kapassa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Oka Kapassa - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Oka Kapassa ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
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    • Philadelphia [Neshoba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Oka Kapassa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,078 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<7>
  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Oka Kapassa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton 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 Newton<7>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
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    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Oka Kapassa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union 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 Union<7>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Oka Kapassa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur 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 Decatur<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Oka Kapassa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lake [Newton County]
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      • Lake [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Oka Kapassa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<7>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
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      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Oka Kapassa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<7>
    • Sebastopol [Scott County]
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      • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Oka Kapassa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebastopol have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebastopol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebastopol<7>
    • Lucern [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucern
      • Lucern [Newton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Oka Kapassa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucern

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Newton County

About Mississippi

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Oka Kapassa, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oka Kapassa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oka Kapassa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oka Kapassa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5293, Longitude: -89.1501       In this case, the coordinates for Oka Kapassa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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