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About Ora (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Covington County (see below)

Time Zone: Ora lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (601), (769)<1>

Elevation: 290 feet [88.39 m] above sea level<2>

Websites for Ora

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Ora:

Lat:   31.657700°   (or 31°39'27" N)

Lon:   -89.574500°   (or -89°34'28" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Collins<4>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Ora

GNIS ID:   675300

FIPS State / Place Code:   28 / 54280

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ora)


About Covington County

The community of Collins is the County Seat for Covington County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Covington)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<5>     18,636   (4.76% decrease since 2010)  
2010     19,568   (0.83% increase since 2000)
2000:     19,407

Total Area:<6>   414.9 sq. miles [1,074.7 km²]

Housing Units: <7>   8,496

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Covington

GNIS ID:   695740

FIPS State / County Code:   28 / 031

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ora)


About Mississippi

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     2,976,149   (0.3% increase since 2010)  
2010:     2,967,297   (4.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,844,658

Websites for State of Mississippi

Official Website:   https://www.ms.gov/

Tourism:   https://visitmississippi.org/

Parks:   www.mdwfp.com/

Fishing:   https://www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating/

Hunting:   https://www.mdwfp.com/wildlife-hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Mississippi

GNIS ID:   1779790

FIPS State:   28

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ora)

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Ora, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<4>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Ora.
<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Ora. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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