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Pilger, Nebraska

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The location of Pilger

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Pilger ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Sioux City (IA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Pilger. Sioux City (IA) has a population of 82,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fremont. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Pilger and has a population of 26,500 people.

For comparison, Pilger has a population of 370 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pilger and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Onawa (IA)   [Map]   2,809   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sergeant Bluff (IA)   [Map]   4,706   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Columbus   [Map]   23,128   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Dakota City   [Map]   1,860   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,359   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Norfolk   [Map]   24,434   W   18 miles [29 km]
Pierce   [Map]   1,729   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Schuyler   [Map]   6,212   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
South Sioux City   [Map]   12,911   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stanton   [Map]   1,522   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tekamah   [Map]   1,723   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wayne   [Map]   5,494   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Point   [Map]   3,340   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elk Point (SD)   [Map]   1,828   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
North Sioux City (SD)   [Map]   2,784   NE   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Aloys   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beemer   [Map]   662   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carroll   [Map]   220   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarkson   [Map]   631   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dodge   [Map]   597   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hadar   [Map]   298   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hoskins   [Map]   290   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Howells   [Map]   552   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leigh   [Map]   412   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Monterey   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pender   [Map]   1,100   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Thurston   [Map]   136   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wakefield   [Map]   1,395   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Winside   [Map]   415   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wisner   [Map]   1,180   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Stanton County ...

Pilger is located in Stanton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Stanton County: Colfax, Cuming, Madison, Pierce, Platte & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pilger ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pilger ...

Looking for more information about Pilger? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pilger, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pilger.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Nebraska Statewide Tourism
    Pilger Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Pilger

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 Pilger ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wayne Muni. (ICAO: KLCG)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pender Muni. (FAA ID: 0C4)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Karl Stefan Meml. (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laurel Muni. (FAA ID: 08NE)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scribner State Airport (FAA ID: SCB)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 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 Pilger.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pilger. 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]   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   177 miles [284.9 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   223 miles [358.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   S   81 miles [130.4 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   SW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Joe Foss Fld.  (FSD/KFSD)   [Map]   N   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wayne Muni. (ICAO: KLCG)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pender Muni. (FAA ID: 0C4)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Karl Stefan Meml. (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laurel Muni. (FAA ID: 08NE)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scribner State Airport (FAA ID: SCB)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 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
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus Muni.   (ICAO: KOLU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fremont Muni.   (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tekamah Muni.   (ICAO: KTQE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Harold Davidson Fld.   (ICAO: KVMR)   [Map]
  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
Albion Muni.   (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Joe Foss Fld.   (FSD/KFSD)   [Map]
  Website for Joe Foss Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wayne Muni.   (ICAO: KLCG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Karl Stefan Meml.   (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stanton County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pilger.

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<2>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- Pilger) 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 Pilger. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pilger

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0075, Longitude: -97.0549     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pilger 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 Pilger), 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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