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Cedar Rapids, Nebraska

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The location of Cedar Rapids

Welcome to Cedar Rapids ...

The village of Cedar Rapids is located in Boone County.

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

When the people of Cedar Rapids refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cedar Rapidian<2>

A typical abbreviation for Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cedar Rapids has a population of 363 people<3> (see below for details).

Cedar Rapids is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Cedar Rapids: (402) & (531)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cedar Rapids had a population of 382 people (which is 6.94% of the total population of Boone County). This makes Cedar Rapids the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cedar Rapids represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 227th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 382 people, the population of Cedar Rapids decreased 6.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 407 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cedar Rapids had an population of 363 people. This is a decrease of 4.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.81% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cedar Rapids.

Communities near Cedar Rapids ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Albion   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Cedar Rapids

Fullerton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cedar Rapids

Located in Nance County

Saint Edward   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Cedar Rapids

Spalding   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cedar Rapids

Located in Greeley County

Greeley Center   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Cedar Rapids

Located in Greeley County

Wolbach   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cedar Rapids

Located in Greeley County

Belgrade   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cedar Rapids

Located in Nance County

Primrose   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cedar Rapids

Boone   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Cedar Rapids

Vorhees   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cedar Rapids

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

Communities Also Named Cedar Rapids ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cedar Rapids - they are located in Iowa and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cedar Rapids. 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 Cedar Rapids. 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 Cedar Rapids. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cedar Rapids ...

Looking for more information about Cedar Rapids? 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 Cedar Rapids, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cedar Rapids.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Boone County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Boone County:

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cedar Rapids refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cedar Rapids may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cedar Rapids.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cedar Rapids - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<6>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- Cedar Rapids) 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 Cedar Rapids. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Rapids

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Rapids. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5589, Longitude: -98.1493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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