Welcome to Wilcox ...
The village of Wilcox is located in Kearney County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Wilcox has a population of 348 people<1> (see below for details).
Wilcox is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Wilcox is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Wilcox lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Wilcox: (308)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilcox had a population of 358 people (which is 5.52% of the total population of Kearney County). This makes Wilcox the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Wilcox represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 358 people, the population of Wilcox has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 360 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wilcox had an population of 348 people. This is a decrease of 2.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.33% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Wilcox ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wilcox and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wilcox.
Communities Also Named Wilcox ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Wilcox: This one is located in Kearney County and the other is located in Phelps County.
Beyond Nebraska, there are 25 communities that are also named Wilcox - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Missouri, New York, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas (2), Washington, Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wilcox.
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 Wilcox. 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 Wilcox. 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 Wilcox. Our list includes 5 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wilcox:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilcox ...
Looking for more information about Wilcox? 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 Wilcox, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilcox.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilcox.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilcox - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Wilcox. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilcox) 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 Wilcox. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilcox
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilcox. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3641, Longitude: -99.1694 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Wilcox have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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