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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Morse Bluff.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Morse Bluff ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Omaha. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Morse Bluff. Omaha has a population of 467,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lincoln. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Morse Bluff and has a population of 285,000 people.

For comparison, Morse Bluff has a population of 140 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Morse Bluff and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Carter Lake (IA)   [Map]   3,787   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Council Bluffs (IA)   [Map]   62,316   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   53,424   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Blair   [Map]   8,091   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Columbus   [Map]   23,128   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,457   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,062   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,116   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Papillion   [Map]   19,539   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,333   E   41 miles [66 km]
Schuyler   [Map]   6,212   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Seward   [Map]   7,181   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wahoo   [Map]   4,471   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Waverly   [Map]   3,838   S   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Abie   [Map]   66   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ames   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bruno   [Map]   93   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedar Bluffs   [Map]   587   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Colon   [Map]   104   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hooper   [Map]   826   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Inglewood   [Map]   316   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linwood   [Map]   84   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Malmo   [Map]   114   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nickerson   [Map]   363   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Bend   [Map]   1,256   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Octavia   [Map]   119   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Prague   [Map]   304   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rogers   [Map]   91   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   327   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Morse Bluff, please visit our County-by-County Page for Morse Bluff.

Saunders County ...

Morse Bluff is located in Saunders County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saunders County: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy & Seward.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Morse Bluff ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Morse Bluff.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morse Bluff ...

Looking for more information about Morse Bluff? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Morse Bluff, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Morse Bluff.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Morse Bluff. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Morse Bluff. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Nebraska Statewide Tourism
    Morse Bluff Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Morse Bluff


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Morse Bluff ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Morse Bluff.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Fremont Muni. (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Scribner State Airport (FAA ID: SCB)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wahoo Muni. (FAA ID: AHQ)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
David City Muni. (FAA ID: 93Y)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Columbus Muni. (ICAO: KOLU)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Morse Bluff.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Morse Bluff. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   E   46 miles [74 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   160 miles [257.5 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   182 miles [292.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   NNE   69 miles [111 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   WSW   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fremont Muni. (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Scribner State Airport (FAA ID: SCB)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wahoo Muni. (FAA ID: AHQ)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
David City Muni. (FAA ID: 93Y)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Columbus Muni. (ICAO: KOLU)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Muni.   (ICAO: KOLU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blair Muni.   (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millard Airport   (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tekamah Muni.   (ICAO: KTQE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Karl Stefan Meml.   (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fremont Muni.   (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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 Morse Bluff. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saunders County: www.co.saunders.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morse Bluff) 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 Morse Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Morse Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morse Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4309, Longitude: -96.7665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morse Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Morse Bluff), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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