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Welcome to La Platte ...

La Platte is located in Sarpy County.

La Platte is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for La Platte: (402) and (531)<2>

Communities near La Platte ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Omaha   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North (N) of La Platte

Located in Douglas County

Council Bluffs   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

Bellevue   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of La Platte

Papillion   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Platte

La Vista   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Platte

Ralston   [Map]

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

Located in Douglas County

Plattsmouth   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of La Platte

Located in Cass County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of La Platte

Located in Mills County (IA)

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of La Platte

Carter Lake   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

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

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 La Platte. 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 La Platte. 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 La Platte.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Platte ...

Looking for more information about La Platte? 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.

Looking for more information about La Platte? 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 La Platte, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for La Platte.

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About Sarpy County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sarpy County: www.sarpy.com/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Platte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Platte) 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 La Platte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Platte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Platte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0748, Longitude: -95.9253     [Map].

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