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The location of Paddock









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Paddock ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grand Island. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southwest of Paddock. Grand Island has a population of 51,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hastings. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Paddock and has a population of 25,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Paddock and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albion   [Map]   1,613   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Aurora   [Map]   4,488   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Central City   [Map]   2,920   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Columbus   [Map]   23,128   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
David City   [Map]   2,823   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   1,262   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   2,122   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
North Loup City   [Map]   ---   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ravenna   [Map]   1,373   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   2,342   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stromsburg   [Map]   1,158   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,429   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wood River   [Map]   1,350   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
York   [Map]   7,862   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Arborville   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Archer   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bradshaw   [Map]   272   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chapman   [Map]   291   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clarks   [Map]   354   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hampton   [Map]   430   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hord   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hordville   [Map]   146   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marquette   [Map]   232   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Overland   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Palmer   [Map]   477   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Phillips   [Map]   293   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Polk   [Map]   315   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Libory   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Worms   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Merrick County ...

Paddock is located in Merrick County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Merrick County: Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Nance, Platte & Polk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Paddock ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Central City Muni. (FAA ID: 07K)   [Map]   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Aurora Muni. (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stromsburg Muni.   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
York Muni. (ICAO: KJYR)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Genoa Muni. (FAA ID: 97Y)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harvard State Airport (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 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 Paddock.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Paddock. 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
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   E   113 miles [181.9 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   215 miles [346 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   230 miles [370.1 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   S   239 miles [384.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   WSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   ESE   69 miles [111 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central City Muni. (FAA ID: 07K)   [Map]   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Aurora Muni. (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stromsburg Muni.   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
York Muni. (ICAO: KJYR)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Genoa Muni. (FAA ID: 97Y)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harvard State Airport (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 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.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
York Muni.   (ICAO: KJYR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harvard State Airport   (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albion Muni.   (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aurora Muni.   (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paddock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paddock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0817, Longitude: -98.0606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paddock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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

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