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The location of Sacramento









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sacramento ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kearney. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Sacramento. Kearney has a population of 33,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hastings. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Sacramento and has a population of 25,000 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Phillipsburg (KS)   [Map]   2,512   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Smith Center (KS)   [Map]   1,610   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Alma   [Map]   1,169   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Arapahoe   [Map]   992   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   1,040   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cozad   [Map]   3,815   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elm Creek   [Map]   955   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Holdrege   [Map]   5,439   W   5 miles [8 km]
Kenesaw   [Map]   970   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lexington   [Map]   10,024   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Minden   [Map]   2,973   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ravenna   [Map]   1,373   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Shelton   [Map]   1,061   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wood River   [Map]   1,350   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atlanta   [Map]   131   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Axtell   [Map]   743   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   711   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Funk   [Map]   185   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hildreth   [Map]   352   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huntley   [Map]   44   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Loomis   [Map]   376   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mascot   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Odessa   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Orleans   [Map]   383   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   754   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ragan   [Map]   38   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Upland   [Map]   135   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Westmark   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Wilcox   [Map]   348   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Phelps County ...

Sacramento is located in Phelps County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Phelps County: Buffalo, Dawson, Franklin, Furnas, Gosper, Harlan & Kearney.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sacramento ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Sacramento. 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 Sacramento. 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 Sacramento ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Brewster Fld. (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Alma Muni. (FAA ID: 4D9)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oxford Muni.   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Republican City Muni.   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Arapahoe Muni. (FAA ID: 37V)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jim Kelly Fld. (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 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 Sacramento.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sacramento. 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]   ENE   187 miles [300.9 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SSE   214 miles [344.4 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   253 miles [407.2 km]
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   W   287 miles [461.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   NE   63 miles [101.4 km]
McCook Rgnl.  (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]   W   70 miles [112.7 km]
North Platte Rgnl.  (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Hays Rgnl.  (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]   S   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Brewster Fld. (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Alma Muni. (FAA ID: 4D9)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oxford Muni.   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Republican City Muni.   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arapahoe Muni. (FAA ID: 37V)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jim Kelly Fld. (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]   NW   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
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jim Kelly Fld.   (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Phillipsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KPHG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]
  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
 
Norton Muni.   (ICAO: KNRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  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
 
McCook Rgnl.   (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]
  Website for McCook Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hays Rgnl.   (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]
  Website for Hays Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brewster Fld.   (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Phelps County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sacramento.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sacramento. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4089, Longitude: -99.2751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sacramento 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 Sacramento), 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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