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Welcome to Falls City ...

The city of Falls City is located in Richardson County<1> 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).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falls City has a population of 4,111 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Falls City.

Falls City is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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)<5>

Websites for Falls City ...

Official Website: www.ci.falls-city.ne.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falls City had an population of 4,111 people. This is a decrease of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.99% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Falls City ...

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

  • Hiawatha [Brown County]
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    • Hiawatha [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Falls City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,091 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiawatha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiawatha<7>
  • Sabetha [Nemaha County]
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    • Sabetha [Nemaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Falls City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,552 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabetha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabetha<7>
  • Mound City [Holt County]
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    • Mound City [Holt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Falls City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<7>
  • Humboldt [Richardson County]
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    • Humboldt [Richardson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Falls City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairview [Brown County]
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      • Fairview [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview<7>
    • Morrill [Brown County]
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      • Morrill [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrill
    • Robinson [Brown County]
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      • Robinson [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson
    • Craig [Holt County]
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      • Craig [Holt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craig
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craig<7>
    • White Cloud [Doniphan County]
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      • White Cloud [Doniphan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cloud
    • Verdon [Richardson County]
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      • Verdon [Richardson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Falls City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verdon<7>

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 Falls City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falls City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Falls City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Falls City. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Falls City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Falls City was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Falls City on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Richardson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Falls City: www.ci.falls-city.ne.us/

The official website for Richardson County: www.co.richardson.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 Richardson, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falls City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Falls City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Falls City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls CityOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Falls City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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