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
 • Total24.59 sq mi (63.69 km2)
 • Land23.66 sq mi (61.29 km2)
 • Water0.92 sq mi (2.39 km2)
338 ft (103 m)
 • Total6,771
 • Density286.12/sq mi (110.47/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code334
FIPS code01-57120
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 2020 census, the population was 6,771.[2]

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. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Opp city, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2023.
  3. "Chartbreaker: Mooski on "Track Star'". Billboard.
  4. "Welcome to the City of Opp, Alabama". City of Opp Official Website. Accessed May 2010.