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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rokeby.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rokeby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lincoln. It lies just north of Rokeby. Lincoln has a population of 285,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Papillion. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Rokeby and has a population of 19,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rokeby and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashland   [Map]   2,570   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   12,295   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crete   [Map]   7,160   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
David City   [Map]   2,823   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fairbury   [Map]   3,707   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,062   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,116   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Plattsmouth   [Map]   6,451   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,333   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Seward   [Map]   7,181   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Wahoo   [Map]   4,471   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Waverly   [Map]   3,838   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
York   [Map]   7,862   W   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belmont   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Berks   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
College View   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Denton   [Map]   204   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Emerald   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gaslight Village   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Havelock   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hickman   [Map]   2,221   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Holland   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kramer   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Martell   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Roca   [Map]   290   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Sprague   [Map]   151   S   5 miles [8 km]
Walton   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Rokeby, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rokeby.

Lancaster County ...

Rokeby is located in Lancaster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lancaster County: Butler, Cass, Gage, Johnson, Otoe, Saline, Saunders & Seward.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rokeby ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rokeby.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rokeby. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rokeby. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Rokeby ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rokeby.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crete Muni. (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilber Muni.   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seward Muni. (FAA ID: SWT)   [Map]   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Beatrice Muni. (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Rokeby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rokeby. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   NE   59 miles [95 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   144 miles [231.7 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   169 miles [272 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   S   214 miles [344.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   WNW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Manhattan Rgnl.  (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   S   108 miles [173.8 km]
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   N   118 miles [189.9 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   W   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Crete Muni. (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilber Muni.   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seward Muni. (FAA ID: SWT)   [Map]   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Beatrice Muni. (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tecumseh Muni. (FAA ID: 0G3)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wahoo Muni. (FAA ID: AHQ)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beatrice Muni.   (BIE/KBIE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Plattsmouth Muni.   (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nebraska City Muni.   (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
York Muni.   (ICAO: KJYR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manhattan Rgnl.   (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]
  Website for Manhattan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Crete Muni.   (ICAO: KCEK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Lancaster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancaster.ne.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rokeby.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rokeby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rokeby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7119, Longitude: -96.7361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rokeby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rokeby), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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