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OLA, TEXAS

Kaufman County, Central Texas North

32 34' 31" N, 96 10' 32" W (32.575278, -96.175556)
Highway 243
7 Miles E of Kaufman the county seat
21 Miles W of Canton
SW of Dallas
Population: 50 (1970 to 2000)

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Road to Ola TX
The road to Ola
Photo courtesy Mike Price ,August 2009

History on a Pinhead

Settled in the last quarter of the 19th the community had enough people to justify a post office in 1892 even though it only lasted about 20 years.

Life around Ola was quiet and from 72 residents in 1900 it dipped to a mere 30 for the 1910 census. It reported 72 again from 1930 through the mid 1960s when it fell again. From 1970 to 2000 the estimated population has been 50.

A Visit to Ola

Photographer's Note:
Not much here. One business, one church. Church Of Christ with an apparent old and new building. One cemetery with a type of fencing that I had never seen before with names in each section. - Mike Price, August 2009
Ola TX - Ola Church Of Christ
Ola Church Of Christ
Photo courtesy Mike Price , August 2009
Ola TX - Ola Church Of Christ
Ola Church Of Christ
Photo courtesy Mike Price , August 2009
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Ola Texas - Morrow Chapel Cemetery
Morrow Chapel Cemetery
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009
Ola Texas Cemetery fence
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009
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Ola, Texas Nearby Towns:
Kaufman the county seat
Canton
Dallas
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