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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Opelika is approximately 23,498 (2000), 26477 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,956 (1990), 10523 (2010).
The amount of land area in Opelika is 116.47 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Opelika is 52.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.717 sq kilometers.
The distance from Opelika to Washington DC is 650 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Opelika is positioned 32.65 degrees north of the equator and 85.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Opelika elevation is 822 feet above sea level.
Opelika median income is $ 33,397 (2000).
The Opelika median home price is $ 91,100 (2000).
Opelika average annual precipitation is 55.7 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 44.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 61.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.8 degrees F.


in eastern Alabama near the Georgia border, about 33 miles from Columbus. Other nearby communities include Auburn, Huguley, LaFayette, Valley, Lanett, Notasulga, Camp Hill and Smiths.
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Things to do in Opelika.

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Opelika City Government

City of Opelika
204 South 7th Street
Opelika, Alabama 36803
Phone: 334-705-5110
Fax: 334-705-5104

Opelika Historical Events

Opelika is 150 years old this year. Opelika was founded in 1854

Opelika Chamber

Opelika Chamber of Commerce
601 Avenue A
PO Box 2366
Opelika, AL 36803
Phone: 334-745-4861
Fax: 334-749-4740

Opelika Organizations

Opelika Chamber of Commerce
601 Avenue A
PO Box 2366
Opelika, AL 36803
Phone: 334-745-4861
Fax: 334-749-4740

Opelika Libraries

Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library Opelika


The population of Opelika was:
1990 - 22,122
2000 - 23,498

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