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The location of Ponca













Welcome to Ponca ...

Ponca is located in Knox County.

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

Ponca is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Ponca: (402) and (531)<3>

Communities near Ponca ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Center   [Map]   89   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Creighton   [Map]   1,102   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Niobrara   [Map]   346   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Santee   [Map]   341   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Verdel   [Map]   31   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Verdigre   [Map]   542   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ponca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Ponca: This one is located in Knox County and the other is located in Dixon County.

Beyond Nebraska, there are 4 communities that are also named Ponca - they are located in Arkansas, California and Michigan.

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

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 Ponca. 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 Ponca. 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 Ponca.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ponca ...

Looking for more information about Ponca? 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.

Looking for more information about Ponca? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ponca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ponca.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Knox County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ponca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ponca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ponca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7119, Longitude: -98.0745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ponca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ponca.

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