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Welcome to Cook ...

The village of Cook is located in Johnson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Cook has a population of 316 people<1> (see below for details).

Cook is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cook lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Cook: (402) & (531)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cook had a population of 321 people (or 6.15% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Cook the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cook represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 321 people, the population of Cook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 322 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Cook had an population of 316 people. This is a decrease of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cook.

Communities near Cook ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adams   [Map]   607   W   18 miles [29 km]
Auburn   [Map]   3,299   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Johnson   [Map]   326   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,347   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Palmyra   [Map]   565   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Panama   [Map]   279   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cook.

Communities Also Named Cook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Cook - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina (3), Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cook.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cook. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cook. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cook.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cook:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cook ...

Looking for more information about Cook? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cook, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cook.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cook. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Johnson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Johnson County: www.co.johnson.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cook.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cook.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Cook. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cook) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5106, Longitude: -96.1616     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cook.



 
 
 

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