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Around Okahola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hattiesburg. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the northeast of Okahola. Hattiesburg has a population of 45,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Laurel. It is located about 36 miles [ km] to the northeast of Okahola and has a population of 18,300 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Okahola.<2>

  • Carnes [Forrest County]
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    • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Okahola
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  • Columbia [Marion County]
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    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Okahola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
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  • Goodluck [Forrest County]
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Okahola
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  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Okahola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<3>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
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    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Okahola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lux [Covington County]
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    • Lux [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Okahola
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    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
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      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Okahola
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    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Okahola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Petal [Forrest County]
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      • Petal [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Okahola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<3>
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
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      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Okahola
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    • Purvis [Lamar County]
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      • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Okahola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Okahola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<3>
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
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      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Okahola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
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      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Okahola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wingate [Perry County]
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      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Okahola
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For more communities neighboring Okahola, please visit our County-by-County Page for Okahola.

Lamar County ...

Okahola is located in Lamar County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lamar County: Covington, Forrest, Jefferson Davis, Marion & Pearl River.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Okahola ...

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 Okahola.

Airports Near Okahola ...

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 Okahola and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Okahola.

Websites We Enjoy ...

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

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About Lamar County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Okahola. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

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 Okahola.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Okahola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Okahola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2071, Longitude: -89.3865       In this case, the coordinates for Okahola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Okahola), 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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