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Welcome to Olin ...

Olin is located in Iredell County<1>.

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

Olin is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Olin: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Olin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Olin - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Olin ...

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

  • Statesville [Iredell County]
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    • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Olin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<6>
  • Mocksville [Davie County]
  • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkinville
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Olin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<6>
  • Troutman [Iredell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutman
    • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Olin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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      • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Olin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
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      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Olin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Cooleemee [Davie County]
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      • Cooleemee [Davie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Olin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooleemee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooleemee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooleemee<6>
    • Cleveland [Rowan County]
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      • Cleveland [Rowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Olin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Olin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Olin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olin ...

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

Adding Olin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Olin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Olin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Olin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Olin on our Genealogy Page.

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About Iredell County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Iredell County: www.co.iredell.nc.us/

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 Iredell, 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 Olin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Olin) 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 Olin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OlinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9526, Longitude: -80.8398       In this case, the coordinates for Olin 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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