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Schuyler, Nebraska

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The location of Schuyler

Welcome to Schuyler ...

The city of Schuyler is located in Colfax County and is the County Seat for Colfax County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Schuyler has a population of 6,377 people<2> (see below for details).

Schuyler is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Schuyler: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schuyler had a population of 6,211 people (which is 59.07% of the total population of Colfax County). This makes Schuyler the county's most populous community.

The population of Schuyler represents 0.34% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,211 people, the population of Schuyler increased 15.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,371 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Schuyler had an population of 6,377 people. This is an increase of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Schuyler.

Communities near Schuyler ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Schuyler

Located in Platte County

David City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Schuyler

Located in Butler County

North Bend   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Schuyler

Located in Dodge County

Clarkson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Schuyler

Howells   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Schuyler

Leigh   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Schuyler

Bellwood   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Schuyler

Located in Butler County

Brainard   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Schuyler

Located in Butler County

Prague   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Schuyler

Located in Saunders County

Morse Bluff   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Schuyler

Located in Saunders County

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

Communities Also Named Schuyler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Schuyler - they are located in Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Schuyler. 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 Schuyler. 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 Schuyler. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schuyler ...

Looking for more information about Schuyler? 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 Schuyler, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Schuyler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Colfax County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colfax County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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

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

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Schuyler) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Schuyler. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Schuyler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schuyler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4486, Longitude: -97.0614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Schuyler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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