A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Omaha (aka 'Omaha City') ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Omaha has a population of 466,893 people<3> (see below for details).
Omaha was established in 1854.
The community of Omaha is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Omaha lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Omaha: (402) & (531)<5>
The ZIP codes for Omaha: 68046, 68102-68114, 68116-68120, 68122, 68124, 68127, 68130-68139, 68142, 68144, 68145, 68147, 68152, 68154, 68155, 68157, 68164, 68172, 68175, 68176, 68178-68180, 68182, 68183, 68197, 68198<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Omaha had a population of 408,958 people (or 79.09% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Omaha the county's most populous community.
The population of Omaha represents 22.39% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 408,958 people, the population of Omaha increased 4.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 390,007 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Omaha had an population of 466,893 people. This is an increase of 14.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.71% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Omaha.
Communities near Omaha ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Omaha and not the distance if driven.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Omaha.
Communities Also Named Omaha ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Omaha - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Omaha.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Omaha:
Websites for Omaha ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Omaha ...
Looking for more information about Omaha? 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 Omaha, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Omaha.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Omaha: www.cityofomaha.org/
The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Jun 2019