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Willow Island, Nebraska

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Welcome to Willow Island ...

Willow Island is located in Dawson County.

A typical abbreviation for Willow Island: Willow Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Willow Island is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Willow Island is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Willow Island: (308)

Communities near Willow Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Willow Island and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Brady   [Map]   413   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cozad   [Map]   3,805   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Darr   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elwood   [Map]   682   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Eustis   [Map]   373   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Farnam   [Map]   165   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Willow Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Willow Island - it's located in West Virginia.

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

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 Willow Island. 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 Willow Island. 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 Willow Island.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willow Island ...

Looking for more information about Willow Island? 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.

Looking for more information about Willow Island? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Willow Island, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Willow Island.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Willow Island. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Dawson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willow Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Willow Island. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Willow Island) 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 Willow Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Willow Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willow Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8887, Longitude: -100.0717     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Willow Island.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Willow Island.