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The location of Genoa

Welcome to Genoa ...

The city of Genoa is located in Nance County.

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

The pronunciation of Genoa: gen-OH-ah<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Genoa has a population of 944 people<3> (see below for details).

Genoa is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Genoa: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Genoa had a population of 1,003 people (or 26.85% of the total population of Nance County). This makes Genoa the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Genoa represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,003 people, the population of Genoa increased 2.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 981 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Genoa had an population of 944 people. This is a decrease of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Genoa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the East (E) of Genoa

Located in Platte County

Fullerton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Genoa

Saint Edward   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Genoa

Located in Boone County

Duncan   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Genoa

Located in Platte County

Silver Creek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Genoa

Located in Merrick County

Clarks   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Genoa

Located in Merrick County

Platte Center   [Map]

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

Located in Platte County

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Genoa

Located in Platte County

Lindsay   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Genoa

Located in Platte County

Belgrade   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Genoa

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

Communities Also Named Genoa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Genoa - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Genoa. 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 Genoa. 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 Genoa. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Genoa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Nance County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nance 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Genoa. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Genoa.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Genoa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<6>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- Genoa) 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 Genoa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Genoa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Genoa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4458, Longitude: -97.7331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Genoa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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