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Welcome to Olio ...

Olio is located in Amite County<1>.

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

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

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

Telephone area codes for Olio: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Olio 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 Olio 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 Olio 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 Olio on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Olio ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Olio - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, New Mexico, South Carolina and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Olio ...

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

  • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish]
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    • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Olio
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Centreville [Amite County]
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    • Centreville [Amite County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Olio
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<6>
  • Gloster [Amite County]
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    • Gloster [Amite County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Olio
    • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>
  • Liberty [Amite County]
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    • Liberty [Amite County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Olio
    • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Olio
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<6>
    • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Olio
      • Estimated population in 2019: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
    • Crosby [Amite County]
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      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Olio
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<6>
    • Woodland [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Woodland [East Feliciana Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Olio
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Coleman Town [Saint Helena Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleman Town
      • Coleman Town [Saint Helena Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Olio
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleman Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman Town
    • Gillsburg [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillsburg
      • Gillsburg [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Olio
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillsburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olio ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Olio. 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 Amite, 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 Olio - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Olio) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olio. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0546, Longitude: -90.9212       In this case, the coordinates for Olio 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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