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Welcome to Breslau ...

Breslau is located in Pierce County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Breslau, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1911.

Breslau is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Breslau: (402) & (531)<3>

Communities Also Named Breslau ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Breslau - they are located in Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Breslau ...

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

  • Pierce
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierce have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierce
    • Pierce is located in Pierce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,734 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierce <5>
  • Plainview
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainview
    • Plainview is located in Pierce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainview <5>
  • Creighton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Bloomfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Randolph
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Osmond
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Wausa
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wausa
    • Wausa is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wausa <5>
  • Brunswick
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
    • Brunswick is located in Antelope County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick <5>
  • Center
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
    • Center is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center <5>
  • Winnetoon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)

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 Breslau. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Breslau.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Breslau. 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 Breslau.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Breslau ...

Looking for more information about Breslau? 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 Breslau, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Breslau.

Adding Breslau to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Breslau was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Breslau post office opened in 1911.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Breslau.

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.ne.us/

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 Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Breslau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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