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(Giles County)

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Welcome to Olivet ...

Olivet is located in Giles County.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Olivet had a population of 1,350 people.<1> (see below for details).

Olivet is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Olivet lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Olivet and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Olivet is within the (931) area code.

Communities near Olivet ...

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cornersville   [Map]   1,231   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gordon   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jonesboro - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   10,772   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   11,857   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Prospect   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Olivet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Olivet: This one is located in Giles County and the other is located in Hardin County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 13 communities that are also named Olivet - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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 Olivet. 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 Olivet. 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 Olivet.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olivet ...

Looking for more information about Olivet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Olivet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Olivet, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Olivet.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Olivet.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olivet - 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Olivet. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Olivet) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olivet. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2942, Longitude: -87.0272     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Olivet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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