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Welcome to Davenport ...

The village of Davenport is located in Thayer County.

When the people of Davenport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Davenporter<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Davenport has a population of 283 people<2> (see below for details).

Davenport is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Davenport: (402) & (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Davenport: 68335<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Davenport had a population of 294 people (which is 5.62% of the total population of Thayer County). This makes Davenport the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Davenport represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 294 people, the population of Davenport decreased 13.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 339 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Davenport had an population of 283 people. This is a decrease of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Davenport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Davenport

Located in Fillmore County

Hebron   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Davenport

Deshler   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Davenport

Clay Center   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Davenport

Located in Clay County

Edgar   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Davenport

Located in Clay County

Nelson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Davenport

Located in Nuckolls County

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Davenport

Located in Clay County

Shickley   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Davenport

Located in Fillmore County

Bruning   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Davenport

Ruskin   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Davenport

Located in Nuckolls County

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

Communities Also Named Davenport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Davenport - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Davenport. 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 Davenport. 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 Davenport. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davenport ...

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

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About Thayer County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Thayer County: www.thayercounty.ne.gov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Davenport 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 Davenport may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Davenport.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davenport - 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 Davenport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Davenport 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Davenport) 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 Davenport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Davenport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davenport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3144, Longitude: -97.8118     [Map].

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