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Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

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The location of Fort Calhoun

Welcome to Fort Calhoun ...

The city of Fort Calhoun is located in Washington County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Calhoun: Ft. Calhoun

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fort Calhoun has a population of 959 people<2> (see below for details).

Fort Calhoun is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fort Calhoun: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Calhoun had a population of 908 people. This makes Fort Calhoun the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fort Calhoun represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 908 people, the population of Fort Calhoun increased 6.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 856 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fort Calhoun had an population of 959 people. This is an increase of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.03% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Calhoun.

Communities near Fort Calhoun ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Omaha   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Douglas County

Council Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

La Vista   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Sarpy County

Blair   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fort Calhoun

Ralston   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Douglas County

Elkhorn   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Douglas County

Carter Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

Valley   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Douglas County

Missouri Valley   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Harrison County (IA)

Bennington   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fort Calhoun

Located in Douglas County

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

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 Fort Calhoun. 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 Fort Calhoun. 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 Fort Calhoun.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Calhoun ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Fort Calhoun.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Calhoun - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Calhoun) 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 Fort Calhoun. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Calhoun

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Calhoun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4564, Longitude: -96.0263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Calhoun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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