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Welcome to Papillion ...
The location of Papillion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Papillion, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Papillion has a population of 20,444 people<3> (see below for details).
Papillion is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Papillion lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Papillion: (402) & (531)<5>
Websites for Papillion ...
Official Website: www.papillion.ne.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Papillion had an population of 20,444 people. This is an increase of 8.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Papillion had a population of 18,894 people (or 11.89% of the total population of Sarpy County). This makes Papillion the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Papillion represents 1.03% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,894 people, the population of Papillion increased 15.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,363 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Papillion.
Communities near Papillion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Papillion.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Papillion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Papillion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Papillion. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Papillion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Papillion. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Papillion.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Papillion ...
Looking for more information about Papillion? 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 Papillion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Papillion.
Adding Papillion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Papillion in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Papillion was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
We also found Papillion mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Papillion.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Papillion: www.papillion.ne.us/
The official website for Sarpy County: www.sarpy.com/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023