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Angola, Ohio
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The location of Angola

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.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Angola is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Angola once stood is in the (740) area code.

Communities near Angola ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Angola and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Athalia   [Map]   361   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crown City   [Map]   406   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rio Grande   [Map]   812   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Buffalo (WV)   [Map]   1,262   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eleanor (WV)   [Map]   1,598   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angola. If available, we provide a satellite 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 ...

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Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 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.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Angola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angola. The point we use 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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<5>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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