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Kenesaw, Nebraska

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The location of Kenesaw

Welcome to Kenesaw ...

The village of Kenesaw is located in Adams County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kenesaw has a population of 966 people<2> (see below for details).

Kenesaw is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Kenesaw: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenesaw had a population of 880 people. This makes Kenesaw the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kenesaw represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 880 people, the population of Kenesaw has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 873 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kenesaw had an population of 966 people. This is an increase of 9.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kenesaw ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hastings   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Kenesaw

Minden   [Map]

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

Located in Kearney County

Gibbon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kenesaw

Located in Buffalo County

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Kenesaw

Located in Hall County

Shelton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Kenesaw

Located in Buffalo County

Doniphan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kenesaw

Located in Hall County

Juniata   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Kenesaw

Alda   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kenesaw

Located in Hall County

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kenesaw

Holstein   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Kenesaw

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

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 Kenesaw. 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 Kenesaw. 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 Kenesaw. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenesaw ...

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

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About Adams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Adams County:

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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 Kenesaw.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenesaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6192, Longitude: -98.6579     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kenesaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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