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Wausa, Nebraska

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The location of Wausa

Welcome to Wausa ...

The village of Wausa is located in Knox County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wausa has a population of 582 people<2> (see below for details).

Wausa is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wausa: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wausa had a population of 634 people (or 7.29% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Wausa the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Wausa represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 634 people, the population of Wausa has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 636 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wausa had an population of 582 people. This is a decrease of 8.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wausa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wausa and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2018
Belden   [Map]   109   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   946   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coleridge   [Map]   446   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Creighton   [Map]   1,094   W   18 miles [29 km]
Crofton   [Map]   669   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fordyce   [Map]   132   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

See 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 Wausa. 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 Wausa. 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 Wausa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wausa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wausa - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Wausa) 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 Wausa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wausa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wausa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4978, Longitude: -97.5393     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wausa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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