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Welcome to Niobrara ...
The village of Niobrara is located in Knox County.
The location of Niobrara has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Niobrara: nigh-oh-BRAR-ah<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Niobrara has a population of 346 people<3> (see below for details).
Niobrara was established in 1856.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Niobrara: A translation from the Native American (Omaha and Ponca) word for a spreading water.
The community of Niobrara is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Niobrara lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Niobrara: (402) & (531)<5>
The ZIP code for Niobrara: 68760<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Niobrara had a population of 370 people. This makes Niobrara the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Niobrara represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 232nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 370 people, the population of Niobrara decreased 2.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 379 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Niobrara had an population of 346 people. This is a decrease of 6.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.71% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Niobrara.
Communities near Niobrara ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Niobrara and not the distance if you drove.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Niobrara.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Niobrara ...
Looking for more information about Niobrara? 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 Niobrara, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Niobrara.
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019