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Olive Branch, Mississippi
Welcome to Olive Branch ...
The location of Olive Branch has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Olive Branch: Olive Br. (or less commonly used: Olive Brnch.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Olive Branch has a population of 38,924 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Olive Branch.
Olive Branch is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Olive Branch lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Olive Branch: (662)
Websites for Olive Branch ...
Official Website: www.obms.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.olivebranchms.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Olive Branch had an population of 38,924 people. This is an increase of 16.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 84.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Olive Branch had a population of 33,484 people (which is 20.77% of the total population of DeSoto County). This makes Olive Branch the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Olive Branch represents 1.13% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 33,484 people, the population of Olive Branch increased 59.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,054 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Olive Branch.
Adding Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Olive Branch ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Olive Branch - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Olive Branch.
Communities near Olive Branch ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Olive Branch.
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 Olive Branch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olive Branch.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Olive Branch. 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 Olive Branch.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olive Branch. See our Newspapers Page for Olive Branch.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olive Branch ...
Looking for more information about Olive Branch? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Olive Branch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olive Branch.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Olive Branch: www.obms.us/
The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021