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Welcome to Angola ...

So far, we have found very little information about Angola. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Angola to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Angola, please Contact Us.




Angola would have been located within present day Gallia County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Angola is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Angola was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Angola still existed, it would have been in the (740) area code.

Communities near Angola ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Angola and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Athalia   [Map]   369   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crown City   [Map]   405   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,462   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rio Grande   [Map]   856   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Buffalo (WV)   [Map]   1,250   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eleanor (WV)   [Map]   1,603   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Angola.

Communities Also Named Angola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Angola: This one is located in Gallia County and the other is located in Clermont County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 8 communities that are also named Angola - they are located in Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angola. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Angola. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angola.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Angola:

Websites for Angola ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.galliacounty.org/

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Angola no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gallia County: www.gallianet.net/

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Angola, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Angola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Angola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6940, Longitude: -82.1913     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Angola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Angola.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Angola.