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Welcome to Okahola ...

Okahola is located in Lamar County<1>.

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

Okahola is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Okahola: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities near Okahola ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Okahola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Okahola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
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    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
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    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Okahola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
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      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Okahola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
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      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Okahola
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    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
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      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Okahola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Okahola
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    • Carnes [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Okahola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Okahola ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

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>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.
<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 Okahola - 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' (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- 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).
<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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