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Welcome to Douglas ...

The village of Douglas is located in Otoe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Douglas has a population of 178 people<1> (see below for details).

Douglas is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Douglas: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Douglas: 68344<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Douglas had a population of 173 people. This makes Douglas the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 173 people, the population of Douglas decreased 25.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 231 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Douglas had an population of 178 people. This is an increase of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Douglas ...

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 Douglas and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Adams   [Map]   611   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bennet   [Map]   954   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cortland   [Map]   473   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eagle   [Map]   1,086   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elmwood   [Map]   656   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Firth   [Map]   599   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Douglas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Douglas - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

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 Douglas. 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 Douglas. 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 Douglas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas ...

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

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About Otoe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otoe County: www.co.otoe.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Douglas.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<4>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 Douglas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Douglas) 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 Douglas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Douglas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5925, Longitude: -96.3865     [Map].

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