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Welcome to Tecumseh ...

The city of Tecumseh is located in Johnson County<1> and is the County Seat for Johnson County.

The pronunciation of Tecumseh: teh-KUM-sah<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tecumseh has a population of 1,578 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tecumseh.

Tecumseh is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Tecumseh: (402) and (531)<5>

The ZIP code for Tecumseh: 68450<6>

Websites for Tecumseh ...

Official Website: www.tecumsehne.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tecumseh had an population of 1,578 people. This is a decrease of 5.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tecumseh had a population of 1,677 people (or 32.14% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Tecumseh the county's most populous community.

The population of Tecumseh represents 0.09% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,677 people, the population of Tecumseh decreased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,716 people).

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

Adding Tecumseh to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tecumseh in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Tecumseh was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tecumseh on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Tecumseh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Tecumseh - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario and Texas.

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

Communities near Tecumseh ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tecumseh.

  • Auburn [Nemaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Nemaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Tecumseh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,342 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<9>
  • Syracuse [Otoe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
    • Syracuse [Otoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Tecumseh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<9>
  • Pawnee City [Pawnee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawnee City
    • Pawnee City [Pawnee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Tecumseh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawnee City<9>
  • Humboldt [Richardson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humboldt
    • Humboldt [Richardson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Tecumseh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humboldt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adams [Gage County]
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      • Adams [Gage County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<9>
    • Sterling [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
      • Sterling [Johnson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling<9>
    • Johnson [Nemaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson
      • Johnson [Nemaha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson<9>
    • Cook [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cook
      • Cook [Johnson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cook have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cook<9>
    • Table Rock [Pawnee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Table Rock
      • Table Rock [Pawnee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Table Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Table Rock<9>
    • Talmage [Otoe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talmage
      • Talmage [Otoe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Tecumseh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talmage<9>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tecumseh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tecumseh.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tecumseh. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tecumseh.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tecumseh. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tecumseh.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tecumseh ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Johnson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tecumseh: www.tecumsehne.com/

The official website for Johnson County: www.co.johnson.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Johnson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tecumseh. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tecumseh.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tecumseh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tecumseh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tecumseh or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 from Point A (ie- Tecumseh) 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 Tecumseh. 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 TecumsehOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tecumseh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3708, Longitude: -96.1943    
<8>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.
<9>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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