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Welcome to Wilber ...

The city of Wilber is located in Saline County and is the County Seat for Saline County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wilber has a population of 1,874 people<1> (see below for details).

Wilber is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wilber: (402) & (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Wilber: 68465<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilber had a population of 1,855 people (which is 13.06% of the total population of Saline County). This makes Wilber the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wilber represents 0.1% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,855 people, the population of Wilber increased 5.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,761 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wilber had an population of 1,874 people. This is an increase of 1.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wilber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Beatrice   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Wilber

Located in Gage County

Crete   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Wilber

Hickman   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wilber

Located in Lancaster County

Firth   [Map]

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

Located in Lancaster County

Dorchester   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wilber

De Witt   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Wilber

Cortland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Wilber

Located in Gage County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Wilber

Located in Jefferson County

Roca   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wilber

Located in Lancaster County

Hallam   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wilber

Located in Lancaster County

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

Communities Also Named Wilber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Wilber - they are located in Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Wilber. 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 Wilber. 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 Wilber. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilber ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Saline County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saline County: www.co.saline.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilber - 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 Wilber). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilber 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 from Point A (ie- Wilber) 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 Wilber. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilber

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4813, Longitude: -96.9606     [Map].

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