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Welcome to Olivet ...

Olivet is located in Giles County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Olivet had a population of 1,350 people.<3> (see below for details).

Olivet is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 located in the (931) area code.

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.

Communities near Olivet ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Marshall County]
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    • Lewisburg [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Olivet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceburg
    • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Olivet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<6>
  • Pulaski [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
    • Pulaski [Giles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Olivet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<6>
  • Powell Chapel [Giles County]
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    • Powell Chapel [Giles County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Olivet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell Chapel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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      • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect
    • Jonesboro [Maury County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
      • Jonesboro [Maury County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5,238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Southport [Maury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southport
      • Southport [Maury County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
    • Wales [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wales
      • Wales [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wales
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornersville<6>
    • Gordon [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Giles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Olivet.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olivet. See our Newspapers 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 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 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: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Giles, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Olivet.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olivet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Olivet) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olivet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2942, Longitude: -87.0272       In this case, the coordinates for Olivet 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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