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So far, we have found very little information about Pishelville. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pishelville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pishelville, please Contact Us.


Various Identification Codes ...

GNIS Codes ...

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, establish a name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).

The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent code has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:

GNIS ID for Pishelville: 835413

GNIS ID for Knox County: 835875

GNIS ID for Nebraska: 1779792

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies created a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

The following FIPS codes apply to Pishelville:

Place (Community) Code:  39160
State Code:  31 (Nebraska)
County Code:  107 (Knox County)

Since the Place and County FIPS codes are not unique and can be repeated in other States, it's necessary to combine the State code with the Place and County FIPS codes to uniquely identify them - for example:

State/Place Code:  31/39160
State/County Code:  31/107

As already mentioned, the FIPS codes are to be replaced by the GNIS codes. The following reflect those changes:

 FIPS Code   translates to   GNIS Code
State of Nebraska:    31   1779792
Knox County:    31/107   835875
Pishelville:    31/39160   835413

GPS Location - GNIS Coordinates ...

An important aspect of the GNIS code is that it assigns a GPS location (the latitude/longitude) to the geographic feature. This location is simply a point on the map and does not represent the size or shape of the feature. In the case of Pishelville, it is a point within Pishelville that might be a post office, the city hall or simply an intersection - the point should really be considered arbitrary and only indicating a general location.

For Pishelville, the GNIS GPS location is given as:

Lat:   42° 43' 36"   (or 42.73°)

Lon:   -98° 12' 44"   (or -98.21°)   [Map]

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Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Pishelville would have been located in Region #2 (the Midwest Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Pishelville would have been located in Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Pishelville would have been located in Region VII (Region 7).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Pishelville would have been located in Region VII (Region 7).

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #835413   (Name of Record: Pishelville)

Class: populated place

A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.

A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.

County: Knox

Map Name: Pishelville

Lat: 42.7269442       Lon: -98.2122994   [Map]

Elev: 403 ft.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 31/39160   (Place Name: Pishelville)

County: Knox     (FIPS State/County: 31/107)

Class: U6

Identifies a populated place (ie- Pishelville) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Knox County: www.co.knox.ne.us/

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website of the U.S. Census Bureau

The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pishelville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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