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Welcome to Waterbury ...

The village of Waterbury is located in Dixon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Waterbury has a population of 70 people<2> (see below for details).

Waterbury is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterbury had a population of 73 people. This makes Waterbury the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 73 people, the population of Waterbury decreased 17.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 89 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Waterbury had an population of 70 people. This is a decrease of 4.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waterbury ...

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Sergeant Bluff (IA)   [Map]   4,551   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sioux City (IA)   [Map]   82,872   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dakota City   [Map]   1,880   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emerson   [Map]   804   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Laurel   [Map]   950   W   18 miles [29 km]
Ponca   [Map]   937   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Waterbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Waterbury - they are located in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

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 Waterbury. 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 Waterbury. 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 Waterbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterbury ...

Looking for more information about Waterbury? 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 Waterbury, 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 Waterbury.

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) Waterbury. 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.

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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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dixon County: www.co.dixon.ne.us/

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



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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterbury - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Waterbury.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterbury. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4572, Longitude: -96.7356     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Waterbury.