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Hickman, Nebraska

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The location of Hickman

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hickman.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Hickman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lincoln. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the north of Hickman. Lincoln has a population of 287,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Papillion. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Hickman and has a population of 20,500 people.

For comparison, Hickman has a population of 2,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hickman and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Auburn   [Map]   3,307   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   12,274   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Crete   [Map]   7,082   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
David City   [Map]   2,855   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fairbury   [Map]   3,653   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,076   NE   41 miles [66 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,163   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,275   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Plattsmouth   [Map]   6,480   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,296   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Seward   [Map]   7,220   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Valley   [Map]   2,845   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wahoo   [Map]   4,514   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Waverly   [Map]   3,951   N   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Adams   [Map]   611   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bennet   [Map]   954   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
College View   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cortland   [Map]   473   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Denton   [Map]   205   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Douglas   [Map]   178   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Firth   [Map]   599   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hallam   [Map]   246   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holland   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Martell   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Panama   [Map]   276   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Roca   [Map]   326   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sprague   [Map]   150   W   5 miles [8 km]
Walton   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Hickman, please visit our County-by-County Page for Hickman.

Lancaster County ...

Hickman is located in Lancaster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lancaster County: Butler, Cass, Gage, Johnson, Otoe, Saline, Saunders & Seward.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hickman ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Hickman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hickman ...

Looking for more information about Hickman? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hickman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hickman.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Hickman. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hickman. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Nebraska Statewide Tourism
    Hickman Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Hickman

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Hickman ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Hickman.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Crete Muni. (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wilber Muni.   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beatrice Muni. (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Tecumseh Muni. (FAA ID: 0G3)   [Map]   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Seward Muni. (FAA ID: SWT)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Hickman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hickman. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   NE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   136 miles [218.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SSW   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   WNW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Manhattan Rgnl.  (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   S   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Crete Muni. (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilber Muni.   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beatrice Muni. (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Tecumseh Muni. (FAA ID: 0G3)   [Map]   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Seward Muni. (FAA ID: SWT)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nebraska City Muni. (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nebraska City Muni.   (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Plattsmouth Muni.   (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Manhattan Rgnl.   (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]
  Website for Manhattan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Crete Muni.   (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Beatrice Muni.   (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hickman.

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<2>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- Hickman) 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 Hickman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hickman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6240, Longitude: -96.6308     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hickman), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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