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Ericson, Nebraska

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The location of Ericson

Welcome to Ericson ...

The village of Ericson is located in Wheeler County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ericson has a population of 92 people<2> (see below for details).

Ericson is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ericson: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ericson had a population of 92 people (which is 11.25% of the total population of Wheeler County). This makes Ericson the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 92 people, the population of Ericson decreased 11.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 104 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ericson had an population of 92 people (or a decrease of 11.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ericson ...

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 Ericson and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018
Bartlett   [Map]   117   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elyria   [Map]   51   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gables - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greeley Center   [Map]   428   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greeley   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horace - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ericson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ericson - they are located in Iowa and Montana.

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

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 Ericson. 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 Ericson. 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 Ericson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ericson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Ericson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ericson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ericson) 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 Ericson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ericson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ericson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7804, Longitude: -98.6786     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ericson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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