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Welcome to Colon ...

The village of Colon is located in Saunders County.

The pronunciation of Colon: KOH-lon<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Colon has a population of 104 people<2> (see below for details).

Colon is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Colon: (402) and (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Colon: 68018<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colon had a population of 110 people. This makes Colon the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 110 people, the population of Colon decreased 20.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 138 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Colon had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 5.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Colon ...

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 Colon and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2018
Arlington   [Map]   1,304   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cedar Bluffs   [Map]   585   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ceresco   [Map]   895   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,509   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Bend   [Map]   1,275   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Colon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Colon - they are located in Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Colon. 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 Colon. 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 Colon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colon ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Colon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colon.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>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 Colon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Colon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Colon) 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 Colon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2979, Longitude: -96.6070     [Map].

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