A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Oliver, Nebraska

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other NE

The location of Oliver

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Oliver.

This page contains six sections:

Around Oliver ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Scottsbluff. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Oliver. Scottsbluff has a population of 14,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gering. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Oliver and has a population of 8,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oliver and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Iliff (CO)   [Map]   263   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bayard   [Map]   1,140   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   1,520   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Dalton   [Map]   299   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Dix   [Map]   241   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kimball   [Map]   2,361   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lyman   [Map]   331   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Minatare   [Map]   803   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mitchell   [Map]   1,660   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Potter   [Map]   320   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sidney   [Map]   6,620   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Terrytown   [Map]   1,185   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Burns (WY)   [Map]   311   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
La Grange (WY)   [Map]   445   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pine Bluffs (WY)   [Map]   1,142   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Grover (CO)   [Map]   150   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hereford (CO)   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Keota (CO)   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Peetz (CO)   [Map]   236   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Brownson   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bushnell   [Map]   117   W   5 miles [8 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lorenzo   [Map]   ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
McGrew   [Map]   103   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Redington   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albin (WY)   [Map]   204   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carpenter (WY)   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Egbert (WY)   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hillsdale (WY)   [Map]   ---   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Meriden (WY)   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

Kimball County ...

Oliver is located in Kimball County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kimball County: Logan (CO), Weld (CO), Banner, Cheyenne & Laramie (WY).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oliver ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Oliver. 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 Oliver. 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

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 Oliver ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Kimball Muni. (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Bluffs Muni. (FAA ID: 82V)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 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 Oliver.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oliver. 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
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   SSW   105 miles [169 km]
City of Colorado Springs Muni.  (COS/KCOS)   [Map]   SSW   174 miles [280 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Western Nebraska Rgnl.  (BFF/KBFF)   [Map]   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cheyenne Rgnl.  (CYS/KCYS)   [Map]   W   53 miles [85.3 km]
Alliance Muni. (AIA/KAIA)   [Map]   NE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Fort Collins - Loveland Muni.  (FNL/KFNL)   [Map]   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Laramie Rgnl.  (LAR/KLAR)   [Map]   W   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kimball Muni. (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Bluffs Muni. (FAA ID: 82V)   [Map]   WSW   18 miles [29 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.

Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
City of Colorado Springs Muni.   (COS/KCOS)   [Map]
  Website for City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sidney Muni.   (SNY/KSNY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Western Nebraska Rgnl.   (BFF/KBFF)   [Map]
  Website for Western Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Cheyenne Rgnl.   (CYS/KCYS)   [Map]
  Website for Cheyenne Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Alliance Muni.   (AIA/KAIA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort Collins - Loveland Muni.   (FNL/KFNL)   [Map]
  Website for Fort Collins - Loveland Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Laramie Rgnl.   (LAR/KLAR)   [Map]
  Website for Laramie Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Chadron Muni.   (CDR/KCDR)   [Map]
  Website for Chadron Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kimball Muni.   (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Nebraska

About Kimball County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kimball County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

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

- Return to Citation

<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oliver) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oliver. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2294, Longitude: -103.7880     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oliver have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Oliver), 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.

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 26 May 2019