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The location of Doniphan

Welcome to Doniphan ...

The village of Doniphan is located in Hall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Doniphan has a population of 845 people<2> (see below for details).

Doniphan is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Doniphan: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Doniphan had a population of 829 people. This makes Doniphan the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Doniphan represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 829 people, the population of Doniphan increased 8.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 763 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Doniphan had an population of 845 people. This is an increase of 1.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Doniphan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grand Island   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Doniphan

Hastings   [Map]

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

Located in Adams County

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Doniphan

Shelton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Doniphan

Located in Buffalo County

Harvard   [Map]

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

Located in Clay County

Kenesaw   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Doniphan

Located in Adams County

Juniata   [Map]

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

Located in Adams County

Cairo   [Map]

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

Alda   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Doniphan

Giltner   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Doniphan

Located in Hamilton County

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

Communities Also Named Doniphan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Doniphan - they are located in Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas and Missouri.

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

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 Doniphan. 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 Doniphan. 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 Doniphan. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Doniphan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Hall County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall 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 Doniphan.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Doniphan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7745, Longitude: -98.3719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Doniphan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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