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Welcome to Plattsmouth ...
The location of Plattsmouth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Plattsmouth, you might consider that their post office opened in 1867.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Plattsmouth has a population of 6,420 people<3> (see below for details).
Plattsmouth is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Plattsmouth lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Plattsmouth: (402) and (531)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plattsmouth had an population of 6,420 people. This is a decrease of 1.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Plattsmouth had a population of 6,502 people (which is 25.76% of the total population of Cass County). This makes Plattsmouth the county's most populous community.
The population of Plattsmouth represents 0.36% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,502 people, the population of Plattsmouth decreased 5.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,887 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Plattsmouth.
Communities near Plattsmouth ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Plattsmouth.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Plattsmouth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plattsmouth.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plattsmouth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Plattsmouth.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plattsmouth. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Plattsmouth.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plattsmouth ...
Looking for more information about Plattsmouth? 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 Plattsmouth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Plattsmouth.
Adding Plattsmouth to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Plattsmouth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Plattsmouth was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Plattsmouth in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Plattsmouth.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plattsmouth. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cass County: www.cassne.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023