Mount Olive

Mount Olive is six miles from Shiner in Lavaca County. It was settled about 1838 by the Culpepper family. A Baptist church built in 1848 was also used as a school. J. E. Hranitzky established the first store. There were no population figures available in 2000.

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Belongs to

Mount Olive is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Mount Olive is classified as a Town


Latitude: 29.39274310
Longitude: -97.09998550

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009