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Pawnee City, Nebraska

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The location of Pawnee City

Welcome to Pawnee City ...

The city of Pawnee City is located in Pawnee County and is the County Seat for Pawnee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pawnee City has a population of 824 people<2> (see below for details).

Pawnee City is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pawnee City: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pawnee City had a population of 878 people (or 31.66% of the total population of Pawnee County). This makes Pawnee City the county's most populous community.

The population of Pawnee City represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 878 people, the population of Pawnee City decreased 15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,033 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pawnee City had an population of 824 people. This is a decrease of 6.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pawnee City.

Communities near Pawnee City ...

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 Pawnee City and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Axtell (KS)   [Map]   402   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bern (KS)   [Map]   164   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Seneca (KS)   [Map]   2,039   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Summerfield (KS)   [Map]   146   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dawson   [Map]   136   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Du Bois   [Map]   140   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pawnee City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pawnee City - it's located in Kansas.

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

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 Pawnee City. 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 Pawnee City. 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 Pawnee City. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pawnee City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pawnee County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pawnee 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pawnee City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pawnee City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pawnee City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pawnee City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pawnee City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pawnee City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1104, Longitude: -96.1525     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pawnee City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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