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Pierce, Nebraska

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The location of Pierce

Welcome to Pierce ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pierce has a population of 1,726 people<2> (see below for details).

Pierce is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pierce had a population of 1,767 people (or 24.32% of the total population of Pierce County). This makes Pierce the county's most populous community.

The population of Pierce represents 0.1% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,767 people, the population of Pierce has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,774 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pierce had an population of 1,726 people. This is a decrease of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pierce ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norfolk   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Pierce

Located in Madison County

Battle Creek   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Pierce

Located in Madison County

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pierce

Tilden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pierce

Located in Madison County

Randolph   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pierce

Located in Cedar County

Osmond   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Pierce

Winside   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Pierce

Located in Wayne County

Hadar   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pierce

Hoskins   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pierce

Located in Wayne County

Meadow Grove   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pierce

Located in Madison County

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

Communities Also Named Pierce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Pierce - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Pierce. 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 Pierce. 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 Pierce. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierce ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Pierce.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pierce - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pierce) 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 Pierce. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pierce

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1990, Longitude: -97.5278     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pierce have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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