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The location of Paul









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Paul ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Omaha. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Paul. Omaha has a population of 467,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lincoln. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Paul and has a population of 285,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Paul and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Clarinda (IA)   [Map]   5,334   E   46 miles [74 km]
Council Bluffs (IA)   [Map]   62,316   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Glenwood (IA)   [Map]   5,312   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Red Oak (IA)   [Map]   5,415   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Shenandoah (IA)   [Map]   4,909   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   12,295   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   53,424   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Falls City   [Map]   4,187   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,062   NW   41 miles [66 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,116   N   41 miles [66 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   N   5 miles [8 km]
Papillion   [Map]   19,539   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Plattsmouth   [Map]   6,451   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,333   N   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Hamburg (IA)   [Map]   1,086   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Percival (IA)   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   3,302   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brock   [Map]   107   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cook   [Map]   312   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   192   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Johnson   [Map]   325   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Julian   [Map]   55   S   5 miles [8 km]
Lorton   [Map]   43   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Otoe   [Map]   175   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Peru   [Map]   760   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rohrs   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Syracuse   [Map]   1,985   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Talmage   [Map]   241   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wyoming   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Otoe County ...

Paul is located in Otoe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Otoe County: Fremont (IA), Atchison (MO), Cass, Gage, Johnson, Lancaster & Nemaha.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Paul ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Nebraska City Muni. (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Farington Fld. (FAA ID: K01)   [Map]   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tecumseh Muni. (FAA ID: 0G3)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rock Port Muni.   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shenandoah Muni. (ICAO: KSDA)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gould Peterson Muni. (FAA ID: K57)   [Map]   ESE   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 Paul.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Paul. 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]   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   133 miles [214 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   WNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Manhattan Rgnl.  (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   SSW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Forbes Fld.  (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]   S   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Nebraska City Muni. (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Farington Fld. (FAA ID: K01)   [Map]   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tecumseh Muni. (FAA ID: 0G3)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rock Port Muni.   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shenandoah Muni. (ICAO: KSDA)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gould Peterson Muni. (FAA ID: K57)   [Map]   ESE   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
 
Plattsmouth Muni.   (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Muni.   (ICAO: KSDA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brenner Fld.   (ICAO: KFNB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millard Airport   (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Oak Muni.   (ICAO: KRDK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Schenck Fld.   (ICAO: KICL)   [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
 
Council Bluffs Muni.   (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beatrice Muni.   (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]
  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
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manhattan Rgnl.   (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]
  Website for Manhattan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Forbes Fld.   (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]
  Website for Forbes Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nebraska City Muni.   (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Otoe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Paul.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paul. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5953, Longitude: -95.8967     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paul 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 Paul), 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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