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Tecumseh, Nebraska

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The location of Tecumseh

Welcome to Tecumseh ...

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

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tecumseh has a population of 1,620 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The ZIP code for Tecumseh: 68450<6>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tecumseh had an population of 1,620 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tecumseh ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the East (E) of Tecumseh

Located in Nemaha County

Pawnee City   [Map]

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

Located in Pawnee County

Humboldt   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tecumseh

Located in Richardson County

Adams   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Tecumseh

Located in Gage County

Sterling   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tecumseh

Johnson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Tecumseh

Located in Nemaha County

Cook   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Tecumseh

Table Rock   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Tecumseh

Located in Pawnee County

Talmage   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tecumseh

Located in Otoe County

Douglas   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tecumseh

Located in Otoe County

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

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.

Websites for Tecumseh ...

Official Website:

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 Tecumseh. 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 Tecumseh. 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 Tecumseh. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Johnson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tecumseh:

The official website for Johnson 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>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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tecumseh.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tecumseh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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).

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<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 Tecumseh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tecumseh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3718, Longitude: -96.1889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tecumseh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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