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Nickerson, Nebraska

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The location of Nickerson

Welcome to Nickerson ...

The village of Nickerson is located in Dodge County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Nickerson has a population of 363 people<2> (see below for details).

Nickerson is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nickerson had a population of 369 people. This makes Nickerson the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Nickerson represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 369 people, the population of Nickerson decreased 14.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 431 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nickerson had an population of 363 people. This is a decrease of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Nickerson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Nickerson and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Arlington   [Map]   1,281   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bennington   [Map]   1,523   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Blair   [Map]   8,091   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Bluffs   [Map]   587   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,457   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hooper   [Map]   826   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Nickerson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Nickerson - they are located in Kansas, Michigan and Minnesota.

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

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 Nickerson. 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 Nickerson. 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 Nickerson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nickerson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Dodge County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dodge 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 Nickerson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nickerson - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nickerson) 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 Nickerson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nickerson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nickerson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5349, Longitude: -96.4707     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nickerson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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