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Winnebago, Nebraska

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Welcome to Winnebago ...

The village of Winnebago is located in Thurston County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Winnebago has a population of 786 people<1> (see below for details).

Winnebago is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Winnebago: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Winnebago: 68071<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winnebago had a population of 774 people (or 11.15% of the total population of Thurston County). This makes Winnebago the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Winnebago represents 0.04% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 774 people, the population of Winnebago has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 768 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Winnebago had an population of 786 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Winnebago ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Sergeant Bluff (IA)   [Map]   4,706   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sioux City (IA)   [Map]   82,514   N   18 miles [29 km]
Sloan (IA)   [Map]   977   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Whiting (IA)   [Map]   733   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dakota City   [Map]   1,860   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Emerson   [Map]   803   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Winnebago ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Winnebago - they are located in Illinois, Minnesota (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Winnebago. 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 Winnebago. 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 Winnebago.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winnebago ...

Looking for more information about Winnebago? 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 Winnebago, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Winnebago.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Winnebago. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Thurston County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winnebago - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Winnebago.

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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 Winnebago). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winnebago 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 starting from Winnebago. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winnebago) 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 Winnebago. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winnebago

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winnebago. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2372, Longitude: -96.4722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winnebago have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Winnebago.


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