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Wahoo, Nebraska

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The location of Wahoo

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 2018, Wahoo has a population of 4,514 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) & (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 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 (with a count of 3,942 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wahoo had an population of 4,514 people. This is an increase of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wahoo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fremont   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Wahoo

Located in Dodge County

Elkhorn   [Map]

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

Located in Douglas County

Valley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wahoo

Located in Douglas County

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wahoo

Yutan   [Map]

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

North Bend   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wahoo

Located in Dodge County

Waterloo   [Map]

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

Located in Douglas County

Ceresco   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Wahoo

Greenwood   [Map]

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

Located in Cass County

Cedar Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Wahoo

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.

Websites for Wahoo ...

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 Wahoo. 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 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:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wahoo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wahoo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Saunders County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wahoo:

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).

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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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wahoo

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

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