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Welcome to Avery ...

Avery is located in Sarpy County<1>.

The location of Avery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Avery is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avery: (402) and (531)<4>

Communities Also Named Avery ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avery - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Avery ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avery.

  • Omaha
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    • Omaha lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avery.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 478,393 people
    • Omaha has also been known as:
    • Omaha City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omaha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Omaha<6>
  • Council Bluffs
  • Papillion
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    • Papillion lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Avery.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papillion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Papillion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papillion<6>
  • La Vista
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    • La Vista lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Avery.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Vista<6>
  • Ralston
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ralston
    • Ralston lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avery.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ralston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ralston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ralston<6>
  • Plattsmouth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattsmouth
    • Plattsmouth lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Avery.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattsmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattsmouth<6>
  • Elkhorn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
    • Elkhorn lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avery.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn<6>
  • Glenwood
  • Gretna
  • Carter Lake

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avery. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avery. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avery.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avery. See our Newspapers Page for Avery.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avery, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avery.

Adding Avery to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avery in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Avery was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avery.

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

The official website for Sarpy County: www.sarpy.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Sarpy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avery - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avery) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1636, Longitude: -95.9225       In this case, the coordinates for Avery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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