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Welcome to Pawnee City ...

The city of Pawnee City is located in Pawnee County<1> and is the County Seat for Pawnee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pawnee City has a population of 841 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pawnee City.

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

Area codes for Pawnee City: (402) and (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Pawnee City: 68420<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pawnee City had an population of 841 people. This is a decrease of 4.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.59% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,033 people).

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

Adding Pawnee City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pawnee City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pawnee City was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pawnee City on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Pawnee City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pawnee City.

  • Seneca [Nemaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
    • Seneca [Nemaha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Pawnee City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<8>
  • Tecumseh [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tecumseh
    • Tecumseh [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Pawnee City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tecumseh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tecumseh<8>
  • Humboldt [Richardson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humboldt
    • Humboldt [Richardson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Pawnee City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humboldt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<8>
  • Axtell [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
    • Axtell [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Pawnee City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Axtell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Axtell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Table Rock [Pawnee County]
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      • Table Rock [Pawnee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Table Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Table Rock<8>
    • Bern [Nemaha County]
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      • Bern [Nemaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bern:
      • Basel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bern
    • Summerfield [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
      • Summerfield [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<8>
    • Du Bois [Pawnee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Du Bois
      • Du Bois [Pawnee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Du Bois have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Du Bois
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Du Bois<8>
    • Dawson [Richardson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson
      • Dawson [Richardson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson<8>
    • Elk Creek [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Creek
      • Elk Creek [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Pawnee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Creek<8>

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 Pawnee City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pawnee City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pawnee City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pawnee City. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers 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 ...

The Communities of Nebraska

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: www.co.pawnee.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Pawnee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pawnee City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pawnee City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Pawnee City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pawnee City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- 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 CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pawnee City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1105, Longitude: -96.1543    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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