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Population in 2012: 2,637 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 

Males: 1,131  (42.9%)
Females: 1,506  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38860.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,533 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Okolona:

$18,533
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,517

Okolona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,884 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Okolona:

$53,884
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,577; Detached houses: $68,685; Mobile homes: $29,321

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • Black alone - 1,879 (69.8%)
  • White alone - 745 (27.7%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Okolona: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (8.9%), United States (8.7%), German (2.2%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 6.34 square miles.

Population density: 416 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Okolona:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okolona city:

  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Okolona, Mississippi as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Okolona to the number of sex offenders is 203 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $505 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $460 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (89.2 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (103.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (471.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Shannon, MS (2.9 miles ), Nettleton, MS (3.0 miles ), Verona, MS (3.6 miles ), Plantersville, MS (3.9 miles ), Amory, MS (3.9 miles ), New Houlka, MS (3.9 miles ), Houston, MS (4.0 miles ), Aberdeen, MS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $29,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 88.75 W

Area code: 662

Okolona household income distribution Okolona home values distribution

Crime rates in Okolona (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (33.1 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (66.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (231.6 per 100,000)
  • 14 burglaries (463.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (165.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 143.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Mississippi average:

2.20

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Okolona, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -240 (-7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Okolona-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Okolona city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Okolona-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Okolona center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Okolona center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chickasaw County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tim Bowens - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Feb 7, 1973), William Raspberry - Writer, Jack Gregory (American football player) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Okolona:

  • OKOLONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 512 ROCKWELL DRIVE)
  • SHEARER-RICHARDSON MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 512 ROCKWELL DRIVE / PO BOX 420)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Okolona:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; VERONA, MS)
  • RCG TUPELO (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TUPELO, MS)
  • RCG ABERDEEN (BLUE BLUFF) (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ABERDEEN, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Okolona, MS

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okolona:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 27 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,616)
  • Mississippi State University (about 39 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 47 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 54 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 80 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 83 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of North Alabama (about 83 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)

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Notable location: Okolona Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Okolona include: Okolona First United Methodist Church (A), Grace Episcopal Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Okolona First Baptist Church (E), Okolona Presbyterian Church (F), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (G), North Gatlin Street Church of Christ (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Confederate Cemetery (1), Citizens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Okolona: Wilson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Okolona Motel (301 South Church Street).

Courts: Chickasaw County - Circuit Court Reporter- Okolona- Courtroom (Main Street), Chickasaw County - Justice Court Clerk (East Main Street), Okolona City - City Hall (215 West Main Street).

 
Chickasaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Okolona and their reported violations in the past:

CCM WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 464, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Okolona that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF OKOLONA (Population served: 3056, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EAST CHICKASAW W/A #1 (Population served: 1518, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EAST CHICKASAW W/A #2 (Population served: 1401, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.5%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.3% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 77.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Okolona, MS

62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Okolona compared to Mississippi state average:

Okolona, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Okolona (2011 data):

  • Bank of Okolona: Bank Of Okolona at 227 West Main Street, branch established on 1931/01/31. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $117.0 mil, Deposits: $100.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Okolona
  • Renasant Bank: Okolona Branch at 511 South Church Street, branch established on 1966/12/15. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Okolona travel time to work - commute


Okolona mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Okolona city (based on Chickasaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.49%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents58.0%21.6%4.3%4.0%3.4%
Congregations27.1%28.6%10.0%4.3%5.7%
NameCatholic Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristChurch of God of ProphecyPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.9%1.6%1.4%0.9%2.0%
Congregations2.9%1.4%5.7%5.7%8.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Chickasaw County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chickasaw County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Chickasaw County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chickasaw County:

34.2%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$9,976$29,9286$3,985
Judicial and Legal 3$7,970$31,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$24,086$28,9030$0
Firefighters 4$7,331$21,9933$3,193
Streets and Highways 5$8,697$20,8730$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,226$24,9040$0
Sewerage 3$7,384$29,5360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Electric Power 19$53,966$34,0840$0
Local Libraries 1$1,975$23,7001$1,036
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$589
Totals for Government 53$129,825$29,39411$8,803


5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lee County, MS  0.85% ($20,283 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MS  0.70% ($22,364)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.56% ($25,943)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lee County, MS  1.52% ($24,313 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.76% ($26,563)
to Monroe County, MS  0.54% ($23,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Okolona:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WKMQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMY (1580 AM; 1 kW; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Okolona:

  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFM (95.3 FM; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WCMR (94.5 FM; BRUCE, MS; Owner: RUSSELL A HUMPHREY & ROBERTA L EATON)

TV broadcast stations around Okolona:

  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Okolona, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Okolona fatal accident list:

May 29, 2009 03:30 AM, Laster, Lat: 34.01738056, Lon: -88.743375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 17, 2004 11:27 AM, Monroe Ave, S Carter St, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 29, 1984 02:15 PM, 090517, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 1979 04:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1979 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 1978 10:17 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 80
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,500

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Okolona)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • City Hall (Lat: 34.005944 Lon: -88.745333), Call Sign: KNDH524, Licensee ID: L00035433
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002
    Registrant: City Of Okolona, Okolona, MS 38660, Phone: (601) 447-5461
  • Kcs Mp 263 (Lat: 34.010944 Lon: -88.745056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: KWI982
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz, 160.905 MHz, 161.085 MHz, 161.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: Mark Mc Halffey
    Registrant: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr., Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 676-6188, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:
  • K C S Mp 263 (Lat: 34.010944 Lon: -88.745056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: WPIV648
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz, 161.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001, Certifier: S R Taylor
    Registrant: Comet Industries Inc, 4601 Blanchard Rd, Shreveport, LA 71107, Fax: (318) 227-7252

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • OKOLONA, 30018 Baker Road (Lat: 34.009667 Lon: -88.635306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 123.1 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WPNC698
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • OKOLONA, 1.5 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 33.997333 Lon: -88.772250), Overall height: 107.6 m, Call Sign: KLV62
    Assigned Frequencies: 5989.67 MHz, 5989.67 MHz, 5989.67 MHz, 5989.67 MHz, 6108.27 MHz, 6108.27 MHz, 6167.57 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 857-6022
  • 1.5m Wsw Of Okolona (Lat: 33.997333 Lon: -88.772250), Structure height: 3.4 m, Call Sign: WHQ394, Licensee ID: L00144971
    Assigned Frequencies: 6950.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/1982, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2010
    Registrant: Wtva, Inc., Post Office Box 350, Tupelo, MS 38802
  • 1.5 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 33.997333 Lon: -88.772250), Overall height: 107.6 m, Call Sign: WHS694, Licensee ID: L00920548
    Assigned Frequencies: 2008.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/1983, Expiration Date: 06/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2004
    Registrant: Wcbi-Tv, LLC, 27 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31412
  • Comcast Cable Ok Twr. (Lat: 34.000111 Lon: -88.773361), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WLE654
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/1992, Expiration Date: 06/01/2005
    Registrant: Lingard Broadcasting Corporation, P.O Box 1732, Tupelo, MS 38802

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5NIX
    Grant Date: 03/21/1995, Expiration Date: 03/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/22/2007
    Registrant: Robert W Chandler Jr, 401 Monroe Ave, Okolona, MS 38860
  • Call Sign: AD5XS, Licensee ID: L01172590
    Grant Date: 07/14/2006, Expiration Date: 07/14/2016, Certifier: Carl Wallace
    Registrant: Carl Wallace, Okolona, MS 38860-0418
  • Call Sign: KE5VBT, Licensee ID: L01408503
    Grant Date: 06/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/16/2018, Certifier: Justin M Hughes
    Registrant: Justin M Hughes, 315 Jefferson St, Okolona, MS 38860


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Okolona)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 113
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Okolona


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Okolona, MS

Most common first names in Okolona, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7969.1 years
Mary6377.7 years
William5473.2 years
Willie4874.6 years
John4772.7 years
Annie3777.3 years
Robert3073.0 years
George2370.5 years
Charles2269.1 years
Henry2171.9 years
Most common last names in Okolona, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gates3670.1 years
Moore3071.5 years
Smith2776.4 years
Buchanan2567.6 years
Sullivan2475.7 years
Johnson2475.3 years
Thompson2368.0 years
Griffin2272.5 years
Jones2171.4 years
Gunn2177.1 years
Businesses in Okolona, MS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1
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