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The location of Cook

Welcome to Cook ...

The village of Cook is located in Johnson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cook has a population of 308 people<2> (see below for details).

Cook is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cook had a population of 321 people (or 6.15% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Cook the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cook represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 321 people, the population of Cook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 322 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cook had an population of 308 people. This is a decrease of 4.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cook ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cook and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2018
Adams   [Map]   611   W   18 miles [29 km]
Auburn   [Map]   3,307   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Johnson   [Map]   324   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,275   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Palmyra   [Map]   562   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Panama   [Map]   276   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Cook - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina (3), Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Cook. 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 Cook. 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 Cook.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cook ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cook - 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cook) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5106, Longitude: -96.1616     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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