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

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

About Rescue (Click for our profile page)

Our information shows that the community of Rescue is historic. The information below applies to the area where Rescue would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Rescue was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (402), (531)<2>

Elevation: 1,480 feet [451.1 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Rescue. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3442, Longitude: -96.8706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rescue have been estimated.

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   41° 20' 39"
Lon:   -96° 52' 14"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Prague

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rescue

GNIS ID:   1897433
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rescue)

About Saunders County

The community of Wahoo is the County Seat for Saunders County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Saunders)


2017:<6>     21,057   (1.33% increase since 2010)  
2010:     20,780   (4.79% increase since 2000)
2000:     19,830

Total Area:<7>   759 sq. miles [1,967.9 km²]   - of which 1.26% is water (9.59 sq. miles [24.8 km²])

Housing Units:<8>   9,221

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Saunders

GNIS ID:   835899
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rescue)

About Nebraska

From the US Census


2017:     1,920,076   (5.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     1,826,341   (6.72% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,711,263

Websites for State of Nebraska

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Nebraska

GNIS ID:   1779792
FIPS State:   31

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rescue)

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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 Rescue, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rescue - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Rescue, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Rescue.

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<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Rescue. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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