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Palmyra, Nebraska

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The location of Palmyra

Welcome to Palmyra ...

The village of Palmyra is located in Otoe County.

The location of Palmyra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Palmyra: pal-MY-rah<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Palmyra has a population of 563 people<3> (see below for details).

Palmyra is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Palmyra lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Palmyra: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmyra had a population of 545 people. This makes Palmyra the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Palmyra represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 545 people, the population of Palmyra has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 546 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Palmyra had an population of 563 people. This is an increase of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.11% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Palmyra.

Communities near Palmyra ...

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 Palmyra and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Adams   [Map]   614   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bennet   [Map]   892   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eagle   [Map]   1,083   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elmwood   [Map]   648   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   586   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hickman   [Map]   2,221   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Palmyra.

Communities Also Named Palmyra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Palmyra - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palmyra.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Palmyra. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palmyra. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palmyra.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Palmyra:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmyra ...

Looking for more information about Palmyra? 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 Palmyra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palmyra.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Otoe County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otoe County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Palmyra. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palmyra.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmyra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palmyra) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Palmyra. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Palmyra

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmyra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7058, Longitude: -96.3921     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palmyra have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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