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Falls City, Nebraska

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The location of Falls City

Welcome to Falls City ...

The city of Falls City is located in Richardson County and is the County Seat for Richardson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Falls City has a population of 4,152 people<2> (see below for details).

Falls City is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Falls City: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falls City had a population of 4,325 people (or 51.72% of the total population of Richardson County). This makes Falls City the county's most populous community.

The population of Falls City represents 0.24% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,325 people, the population of Falls City decreased 7.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,671 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Falls City had an population of 4,152 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.11% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Falls City.

Communities near Falls City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Falls City

Located in Brown County (KS)

Sabetha   [Map]

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

Located in Nemaha County (KS)

Mound City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Falls City

Located in Holt County (MO)

Humboldt   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Falls City

Fairview   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Falls City

Located in Brown County (KS)

Morrill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Falls City

Located in Brown County (KS)

Robinson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Falls City

Located in Brown County (KS)

Craig   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Falls City

Located in Holt County (MO)

White Cloud   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Falls City

Located in Doniphan County (KS)

Rulo   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Falls City

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

Communities Also Named Falls City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Falls City - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Falls City ...

Official Website:

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 Falls City. 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 Falls City. 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 Falls City. Our list includes 22 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falls City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Falls City:

The official website for Richardson 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 Falls City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls City - 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' (or 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- Falls City) 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 Falls City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0653, Longitude: -95.5995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falls City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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