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Located in: Otoe County (see below)

Pronunciation: pal-MY-rah   <1>

Time Zone: Palmyra lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (402), (531)<2>

Elevation: 1,200 feet [365.76 m] above sea level<3>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Palmyra)

Population

2017:<4>     563   (3.3% increase since 2010)  
2010:     545   (0.18% decrease since 2000)
2000:     546

Total Area:<5>   0.34 sq. miles [0.9 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   227

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Palmyra. The point that we are using 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   40° 42' 20"
Lon:   -96° 23' 31"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<8>   Palmyra

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Palmyra

GNIS ID:   2399615
FIPS State / Place Code:   31 / 38190

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Palmyra)


About Otoe County

The village of Nebraska City is the County Seat for Otoe County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Otoe)

Population

2017:     16,027   (1.82% increase since 2010)  
2010:     15,740   (2.23% increase since 2000)
2000:     15,396

Total Area:   619 sq. miles [1,603.3 km²]

Housing Units:   7,025

Official Website:   www.co.otoe.ne.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Otoe

GNIS ID:   835887
FIPS State / County Code:   31 / 131

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Palmyra)


About Nebraska

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,920,076   (5.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     1,826,341   (6.72% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,711,263

Websites for State of Nebraska

Official Website:   www.nebraska.gov/
Tourism:   https://visitnebraska.com/
Parks:   outdoornebraska.gov/parks/
Fishing:   outdoornebraska.gov/fishing/
Hunting:   outdoornebraska.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Nebraska

GNIS ID:   1779792
FIPS State:   31

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Palmyra)

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The official website for Otoe County: www.co.otoe.ne.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should 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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<2>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<3>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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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Palmyra. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<7>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Palmyra, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<8>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Palmyra.

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