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The location of University Place













Welcome to University Place ...

University Place is located in Lancaster County.

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

A typical abbreviation for University Place: University Pl. (or less commonly used: University Plc.)

University Place is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for University Place: (402) and (531)<3>

Communities near University Place ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of University Place

Waverly   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of University Place

Hickman   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of University Place

Eagle   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of University Place

Located in Cass County

Bennet   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of University Place

Ceresco   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of University Place

Located in Saunders County

Elmwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of University Place

Located in Cass County

Greenwood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of University Place

Located in Cass County

Palmyra   [Map]

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

Located in Otoe County

Valparaiso   [Map]

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

Located in Saunders County

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

Communities Also Named University Place ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named University Place - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana (3), Montana, North Carolina, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 University Place. 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 University Place. 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 University Place.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for University Place ...

Looking for more information about University Place? 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.

Looking for more information about University Place? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to University Place, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for University Place.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancaster.ne.gov/

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

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around University Place - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- University Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in University Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8408, Longitude: -96.6553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for University Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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