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La Vista, Nebraska

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The location of La Vista

Welcome to La Vista ...

The city of La Vista is located in Sarpy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, La Vista has a population of 17,163 people<2> (see below for details).

La Vista is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for La Vista: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Vista had a population of 15,758 people (or 9.92% of the total population of Sarpy County). This makes La Vista the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of La Vista represents 0.86% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,758 people, the population of La Vista increased 34.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,699 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, La Vista had an population of 17,163 people. This is an increase of 8.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Vista.

Communities near La Vista ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Council Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of La Vista

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

Bellevue   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of La Vista

Plattsmouth   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of La Vista

Located in Cass County

Elkhorn   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Vista

Located in Douglas County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of La Vista

Located in Mills County (IA)

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of La Vista

Carter Lake   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of La Vista

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

Valley   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Vista

Located in Douglas County

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of La Vista

Located in Saunders County

Springfield   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of La Vista

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

Communities Also Named La Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named La Vista - they are located in Colorado and Georgia.

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

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 Vista. 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 Vista. 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 Vista.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Vista ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Sarpy County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sarpy 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Vista.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Vista - 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' (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- La Vista) 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 Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Vista

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1843, Longitude: -96.0378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for La Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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