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Welcome to Pender ...

The village of Pender is located in Thurston County and is the County Seat for Thurston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pender has a population of 1,100 people<2> (see below for details).

Pender is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pender had a population of 1,002 people (which is 14.44% of the total population of Thurston County). This makes Pender the county's most populous community.

The population of Pender represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,002 people, the population of Pender decreased 12.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,148 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pender had an population of 1,100 people. This is an increase of 9.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pender.

Communities near Pender ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pender and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Beemer   [Map]   662   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Emerson   [Map]   803   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homer   [Map]   528   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lyons   [Map]   805   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wakefield   [Map]   1,395   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Walthill   [Map]   796   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pender ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pender - they are located in Missouri, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 Pender. 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 Pender. 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 Pender. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pender ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Thurston County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Pender.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pender - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pender) 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 Pender. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pender

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pender. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1103, Longitude: -96.7112     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pender have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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