Opp, Alabama

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Opp, Alabama
Location of Opp in Covington County, Alabama.
Location of Opp in Covington County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 31°16′59″N 86°15′17″W / 31.28306°N 86.25472°W / 31.28306; -86.25472
CountryUnited States
 • MayorBecky Bracke (R)
 • Total24.59 sq mi (63.69 km2)
 • Land23.66 sq mi (61.29 km2)
 • Water0.93 sq mi (2.40 km2)
338 ft (103 m)
 • Total6,659
 • Estimate 
 • Density278.31/sq mi (107.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)334 Exchange: 493
GNIS feature ID0154482

Opp is a city in Covington County, Alabama, United States. It is named after Henry Opp, a lawyer for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

At the 2000 census the population was 6,607.[2]At the 2010 census the population was 6,659.[source?] At the 2020 census, the population was 6,771.[source?]

Notable people[change | change source]

  • Mooski, singer, rapper[3]
  • Mike DuBose, former Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach
  • David F. Gantt, New York state legislator
  • Tim Jessie, NFL player
  • James Logan, NFL player
  • Alberta Martin- penultimate Confederate Widow
  • Lamar Rogers, NFL player
  • Peggy Scott-Adams, blues and R&B singer
  • Thomas K. Hearn, 12th president, Wake Forest University

Slogan[change | change source]

Opp's city slogan is "The City of OPPortunity".[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.
  2. "Opp city, Alabama - Population Finder - American FactFinder". Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-11-27.
  3. "Chartbreaker: Mooski on "Track Star'". Billboard.
  4. "Welcome to the City of Opp, Alabama". City of Opp Official Website. Accessed May 2010.