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Cairo, Nebraska

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The location of Cairo

Welcome to Cairo ...

The village of Cairo is located in Hall County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cairo has a population of 795 people<1> (see below for details).

Cairo is 1,950 feet [594 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cairo is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Cairo: 68824<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cairo had a population of 785 people. This makes Cairo the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Cairo represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 785 people, the population of Cairo has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 790 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cairo had an population of 795 people. This is an increase of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cairo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grand Island   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Cairo

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cairo

Located in Howard County

Ravenna   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Cairo

Located in Buffalo County

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Cairo

Shelton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Cairo

Located in Buffalo County

Doniphan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cairo

Alda   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cairo

Dannebrog   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Cairo

Located in Howard County

Elba   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Cairo

Located in Howard County

Howard City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cairo

Located in Howard County

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

Communities Also Named Cairo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Cairo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Cairo. 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 Cairo. 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 Cairo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cairo ...

Looking for more information about Cairo? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cairo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cairo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Hall County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Cairo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cairo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cairo) 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 Cairo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cairo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cairo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0020, Longitude: -98.6075     [Map].

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