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Nehawka, Nebraska

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The location of Nehawka

Welcome to Nehawka ...

The village of Nehawka is located in Cass County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Nehawka has a population of 208 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Nehawka: A translation from the Native American (Omaha and Otoe) name of a nearby creek.

Nehawka is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Nehawka: (402) & (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Nehawka: 68413<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nehawka had a population of 204 people. This makes Nehawka the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Nehawka represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 336th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 204 people, the population of Nehawka decreased 12.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 232 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nehawka had an population of 208 people. This is an increase of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Nehawka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nehawka and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Glenwood (IA)   [Map]   5,312   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sidney (IA)   [Map]   1,037   E   18 miles [29 km]
Tabor (IA)   [Map]   978   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elmwood   [Map]   648   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisville   [Map]   1,261   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

See 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 Nehawka. 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 Nehawka. 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 Nehawka. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nehawka ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Cass County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cass 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 Nehawka.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nehawka - 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>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 Nehawka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nehawka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 from Point A (ie- Nehawka) 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 Nehawka. 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 Nehawka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nehawka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8296, Longitude: -95.9900     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nehawka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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