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Mount Olive, North Carolina
(Columbus County)

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Welcome to Mount Olive ...

Mount Olive is located in Columbus County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Olive: Mt. Olive

Mount Olive is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mount Olive lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Olive is within the (910) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Olive ...

While we believe that this Mount Olive is located in Columbus County, we know of another 6 North Carolina communities named Mount Olive. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bladen, Catawba, Henderson, Hyde, Stokes and Wayne County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Olive - they are located in Alabama (10), Arkansas (7), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Mount Olive ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 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<5>
  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteville
    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<5>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tabor City
    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabor City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor City<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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      • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadbourn
      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadbourn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<5>
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladenboro
      • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<5>
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<5>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<5>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Bluff
      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Bluff

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Olive ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Columbus, 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 Mount Olive - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Mount Olive) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Olive. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount OliveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4246, Longitude: -78.7970       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olive have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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