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Okay, Nebraska

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The location of Okay

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Okay.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Okay, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Okay and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Platte County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Platte County sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named Okay ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Okay.

While the name Okay is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Nebraska


Grant County

Our profile page for Okay, Grant County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1>

Although located in Grant County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Howard County

Our profile page for Okay, Howard County   [Map]

Pope County

Our profile page for Okay, Pope County   [Map]

This community is historic.<2>

North Carolina

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Okay, Forsyth County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Forsyth County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Wagoner County

Our profile page for Okay, Wagoner County   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Platte County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Platte County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Okay could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Okay, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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