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Laurel, Nebraska

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The location of Laurel

Welcome to Laurel ...

The city of Laurel is located in Cedar County.

When the people of Laurel refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Laurelite or Laurelian.<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Laurel has a population of 921 people<2> (see below for details).

Laurel is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Laurel had a population of 964 people (or 10.89% of the total population of Cedar County). This makes Laurel the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Laurel represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 964 people, the population of Laurel decreased 2.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 986 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Laurel had an population of 921 people. This is a decrease of 4.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Laurel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wayne   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Laurel

Located in Wayne County

Hartington   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Laurel

Wakefield   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Laurel

Located in Dixon County

Randolph   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Laurel

Coleridge   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Laurel

Winside   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Laurel

Located in Wayne County

Allen   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Laurel

Located in Dixon County

Newcastle   [Map]

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

Located in Dixon County

Carroll   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Laurel

Located in Wayne County

Concord   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Laurel

Located in Dixon County

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

Communities Also Named Laurel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Laurel - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (3), Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (3), Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Laurel. 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 Laurel. 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 Laurel.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Cedar County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cedar County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Laurel refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Laurel may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Laurel.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Laurel - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Laurel) 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 Laurel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Laurel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4285, Longitude: -97.0912     [Map].

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