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Welcome to Cedar Rapids ...

The village of Cedar Rapids is located in Boone County<1>.

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

When the people of Cedar Rapids refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cedar Rapidian<3>

A typical abbreviation for Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cedar Rapids has a population of 359 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cedar Rapids: (402) and (531)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cedar Rapids had an population of 359 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cedar Rapids had a population of 382 people (or 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Cedar Rapids ...

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

  • Albion [Boone County]
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    • Albion [Boone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Cedar Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,558 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<8>
  • Fullerton [Nance County]
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    • Fullerton [Nance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Cedar Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,228 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<8>
  • Saint Edward [Boone County]
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    • Saint Edward [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Cedar Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Edward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Edward<8>
  • Spalding [Greeley County]
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    • Spalding [Greeley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Cedar Rapids
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spalding have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spalding
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spalding<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greeley Center [Greeley County]
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      • Greeley Center [Greeley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Cedar Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greeley Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeley Center
    • Wolbach [Greeley County]
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      • Wolbach [Greeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Cedar Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolbach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolbach<8>
    • Belgrade [Nance County]
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      • Belgrade [Nance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Cedar Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belgrade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belgrade<8>
    • Primrose [Boone County]
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      • Primrose [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Cedar Rapids
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Primrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Primrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Primrose<8>
    • Boone [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
      • Boone [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Cedar Rapids
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Akron [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
      • Akron [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Cedar Rapids
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cedar Rapids.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cedar Rapids. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Cedar Rapids to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cedar Rapids was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

We also found Cedar Rapids

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cedar Rapids on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: www.co.boone.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 Boone, 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>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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cedar Rapids.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cedar Rapids - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 RapidsOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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