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Leshara, Nebraska

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Welcome to Leshara ...

The village of Leshara is located in Saunders County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Leshara has a population of 116 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Leshara: Named after Petalesharo (1797-1832); a chief of the Skidi Pawnee tribe.

Leshara is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Leshara: (402) & (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Leshara: 68064<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leshara had a population of 112 people. This makes Leshara the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Leshara has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 111 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Leshara had an population of 116 people. This is an increase of 3.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Leshara ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fremont   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Leshara

Located in Dodge County

Elkhorn   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Leshara

Located in Douglas County

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Leshara

Located in Sarpy County

Wahoo   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Leshara

Valley   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Leshara

Located in Douglas County

Bennington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Leshara

Located in Douglas County

Arlington   [Map]

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

Located in Washington County

Yutan   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Leshara

Waterloo   [Map]

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

Located in Douglas County

Boys Town   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Leshara

Located in Douglas County

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

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 Leshara. 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 Leshara. 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 Leshara.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leshara ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Saunders County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saunders County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leshara - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Leshara). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leshara or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Leshara) 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 Leshara. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leshara

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leshara. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3298, Longitude: -96.4291     [Map].

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