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Welcome to Western ...

The village of Western is located in Saline County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Western has a population of 233 people<1> (see below for details).

Western is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Western: 68464<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Western had a population of 235 people. This makes Western the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Western represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 311st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 235 people, the population of Western decreased 18.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 287 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Western had an population of 233 people. This is a decrease of 0.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Western ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fairbury   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the South (S) of Western

Located in Jefferson County

Wilber   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Western

Friend   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Western

Dorchester   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Western

De Witt   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Western

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Western

Located in Jefferson County

Bruning   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Western

Located in Thayer County

Milligan   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Western

Located in Fillmore County

Clatonia   [Map]

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

Located in Gage County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Western

Located in Thayer County

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

Communities Also Named Western ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Western - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Western. 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 Western. 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 Western.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Western ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Western - 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 village (such as Western). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Western 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Western) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Western. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Western

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Western. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3935, Longitude: -97.1979     [Map].

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