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Briggs, Nebraska

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The location of Briggs

Welcome to Briggs ...

Briggs is located in Douglas County.

The location of Briggs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Briggs is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Briggs: (402) and (531)<3>

Communities near Briggs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Briggs and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2018<5>
Carter Lake (IA)   [Map]   3,784   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Council Bluffs (IA)   [Map]   62,421   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   53,627   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blair   [Map]   7,815   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,076   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Briggs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Briggs - they are located in Arizona (2), California (2), Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Briggs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Briggs. 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 Briggs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briggs ...

Looking for more information about Briggs? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Douglas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Briggs - 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).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briggs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3503, Longitude: -96.0078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Briggs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Briggs.

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