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Welcome to Enola ...

Enola is located in Madison County<1>.


The location of Enola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Enola, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1906.

Enola is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Enola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Enola - they are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Enola ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Enola.

  • Norfolk
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Madison
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,343 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison <5>
  • Stanton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Battle Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Humphrey
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humphrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humphrey
    • Humphrey is located in Platte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 800 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humphrey <5>
  • Newman Grove
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Leigh
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Hadar
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Hoskins
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Meadow Grove
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Grove
    • Meadow Grove is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 283 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadow Grove <5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Enola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Enola.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Enola. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Enola.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Enola. See our Newspapers Page for Enola.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enola ...

Looking for more information about Enola? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Enola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Enola.

Adding Enola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Enola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Enola was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Enola post office opened in 1906.

We also found Enola mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Enola.

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Enola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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