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Welcome to Goodwin ...

Goodwin is located in Dakota County<1>.

The location of Goodwin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Goodwin is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Goodwin: (402) & (531)<4>

Communities Also Named Goodwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Goodwin - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Goodwin ...

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

  • Sioux City [Woodbury County]
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    • Sioux City [Woodbury County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,759 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sioux City<6>
  • South Sioux City [Dakota County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Sioux City
    • South Sioux City [Dakota County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,833 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Sioux City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Sioux City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Sioux City<6>
  • Sergeant Bluff [Woodbury County]
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    • Sergeant Bluff [Woodbury County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sergeant Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sergeant Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sergeant Bluff<6>
  • North Sioux City [Union County]
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    • North Sioux City [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Sioux City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Sioux City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Sioux City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elk Point [Union County]
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      • Elk Point [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Point<6>
    • Dakota City [Dakota County]
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      • Dakota City [Dakota County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dakota City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dakota City<6>
    • Wakefield [Dixon County]
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      • Wakefield [Dixon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,362 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
    • Winnebago [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnebago
      • Winnebago [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnebago have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnebago
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<6>
    • Ponca [Dixon County]
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      • Ponca [Dixon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponca<6>
    • Emerson [Dakota County]
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      • Emerson [Dakota County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerson<6>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goodwin. 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 Goodwin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goodwin. See our Newspapers Page for Goodwin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodwin ...

Looking for more information about Goodwin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Goodwin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Goodwin.

Adding Goodwin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goodwin 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 Goodwin was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Dakota County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Dakota, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goodwin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4553, Longitude: -96.6553       In this case, the coordinates for Goodwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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