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Pilger, Nebraska

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The location of Pilger

Welcome to Pilger ...

The village of Pilger is located in Stanton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pilger has a population of 365 people<2> (see below for details).

Pilger is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pilger had a population of 352 people (which is 5.74% of the total population of Stanton County). This makes Pilger the county's most populous community.

The population of Pilger represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 240th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 352 people, the population of Pilger decreased 6.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 378 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pilger had an population of 365 people. This is an increase of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pilger ...

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 Pilger and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Beemer   [Map]   662   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clarkson   [Map]   631   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hoskins   [Map]   290   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Howells   [Map]   552   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Norfolk   [Map]   24,434   W   18 miles [29 km]
Pender   [Map]   1,100   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pilger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pilger - it's located in Saskatchewan.

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

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 Pilger. 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 Pilger. 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 Pilger. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pilger ...

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

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.

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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 Pilger.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pilger - 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 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 for your convenience: 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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