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Welcome to Mount Olive ...

Mount Olive is located in Henderson 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 2,970 feet [905 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mount Olive is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Mount Olive: (828)

Communities Also Named Mount Olive ...

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

  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Mount Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
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      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
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      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Mount Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<5>

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.

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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 Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

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 Henderson, 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Olive) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Olive. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 35.2357, Longitude: -82.4748       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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