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Wisner, Nebraska

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Welcome to Wisner ...

The city of Wisner is located in Cuming County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Wisner has a population of 1,174 people<1> (see below for details).

Wisner is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Wisner: (402) & (531)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wisner had a population of 1,170 people (or 12.8% of the total population of Cuming County). This makes Wisner the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wisner represents 0.06% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,170 people, the population of Wisner decreased 7.87% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,270 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Wisner had an population of 1,174 people. This is an increase of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wisner ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wisner and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Bancroft   [Map]   475   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beemer   [Map]   664   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dodge   [Map]   598   S   18 miles [29 km]
Howells   [Map]   547   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pender   [Map]   1,055   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stanton   [Map]   1,516   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wisner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Wisner - they are located in Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York and North Dakota.

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

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 Wisner. 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 Wisner. 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 Wisner. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wisner ...

Looking for more information about Wisner? 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 Wisner, 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 Wisner.

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) Wisner. 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
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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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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About Cuming County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wisner. 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 Wisner.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wisner - 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 Wisner.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Wisner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wisner) 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 Wisner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wisner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wisner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9867, Longitude: -96.9139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wisner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wisner.