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Wahoo, Nebraska

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Welcome to Wahoo ...

The city of Wahoo is located in Saunders County and is the County Seat for Saunders County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wahoo has a population of 4,471 people<1> (see below for details).

Wahoo is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wahoo: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Wahoo: 68066<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wahoo had a population of 4,508 people (or 21.69% of the total population of Saunders County). This makes Wahoo the county's most populous community.

The population of Wahoo represents 0.25% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,508 people, the population of Wahoo increased 14.36% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,942 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wahoo had an population of 4,471 people. This is a decrease of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wahoo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wahoo and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Ashland   [Map]   2,570   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Bluffs   [Map]   587   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ceresco   [Map]   885   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,457   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   586   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wahoo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Wahoo - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wahoo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wahoo. 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 Wahoo. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

Websites for Wahoo ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wahoo ...

Looking for more information about Wahoo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wahoo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wahoo.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Wahoo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Saunders County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Saunders County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wahoo.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wahoo - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wahoo.

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<4>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 Wahoo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wahoo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wahoo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wahoo) 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 Wahoo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wahoo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wahoo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2128, Longitude: -96.6219     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wahoo.


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