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Sprague, Nebraska

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The location of Sprague

Welcome to Sprague ...

The village of Sprague is located in Lancaster County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sprague has a population of 150 people<2> (see below for details).

Sprague is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sprague: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sprague had a population of 142 people. This makes Sprague the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 142 people, the population of Sprague decreased 2.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 146 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sprague had an population of 150 people. This is an increase of 5.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sprague ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Sprague

Crete   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Sprague

Located in Saline County

Hickman   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Sprague

Milford   [Map]

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

Located in Seward County

Wilber   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sprague

Located in Saline County

Bennet   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Sprague

Adams   [Map]

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

Located in Gage County

Firth   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sprague

Dorchester   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Sprague

Located in Saline County

Palmyra   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Sprague

Located in Otoe County

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

Communities Also Named Sprague ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sprague - they are located in Alabama, Manitoba, Missouri, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Sprague. 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 Sprague. 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 Sprague.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sprague ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Sprague.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sprague - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sprague) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprague. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6266, Longitude: -96.7447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sprague have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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