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Waco, Nebraska

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The location of Waco

Welcome to Waco ...

The village of Waco is located in York County.

When the people of Waco refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Wacoite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Waco has a population of 240 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Waco: Named after Waco (Texas).

Waco is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Waco: (402) & (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Waco: 68460<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waco had a population of 236 people. This makes Waco the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Waco represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 307th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 236 people, the population of Waco decreased 7.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 256 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Waco had an population of 240 people. This is an increase of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waco ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

York   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the West (W) of Waco

Seward   [Map]

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

Located in Seward County

Stromsburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Waco

Located in Polk County

Henderson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Waco

Friend   [Map]

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

Located in Saline County

Osceola   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Utica   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Waco

Located in Seward County

Exeter   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Waco

Located in Fillmore County

Fairmont   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Waco

Located in Fillmore County

McCool Junction   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Waco

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

Communities Also Named Waco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Waco - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Waco. 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 Waco. 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 Waco.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waco ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About York County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for York County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Waco refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Waco may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Waco.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waco - 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>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 village (such as Waco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waco) 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 Waco. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8970, Longitude: -97.4623     [Map].

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