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Creighton, Nebraska

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The location of Creighton

Welcome to Creighton ...

The city of Creighton is located in Knox County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Creighton has a population of 1,094 people<2> (see below for details).

Creighton is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Creighton had a population of 1,154 people (which is 13.26% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Creighton the county's most populous community.

The population of Creighton represents 0.06% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,154 people, the population of Creighton decreased 9.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,270 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Creighton had an population of 1,094 people. This is a decrease of 5.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.86% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Creighton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Creighton

Located in Pierce County

Bloomfield   [Map]

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

Osmond   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Creighton

Located in Pierce County

Wausa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Creighton

Verdigre   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Creighton

Orchard   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Creighton

Located in Antelope County

Brunswick   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Creighton

Located in Antelope County

Center   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Creighton

Winnetoon   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Creighton

Royal   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Creighton

Located in Antelope County

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

Communities Also Named Creighton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Creighton - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and South Dakota.

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

Websites for Creighton ...

Official Website:

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 Creighton. 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 Creighton. 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 Creighton. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creighton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Creighton:

The official website for Knox 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Creighton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Creighton - 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 '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- Creighton) 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 Creighton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creighton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creighton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4650, Longitude: -97.9073     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creighton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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