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Wisner, Nebraska

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The location of Wisner

Welcome to Wisner ...

The city of Wisner is located in Cuming County.

The location of Wisner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wisner has a population of 1,171 people<2> (see below for details).

Wisner is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wisner: (402) and (531)<4>

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 total 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 (with a count of 1,270 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wisner had an population of 1,171 people (or a decrease of 7.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wisner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wayne   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Wisner

Located in Wayne County

West Point   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wisner

Stanton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Wisner

Located in Stanton County

Wakefield   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Wisner

Located in Dixon County

Pender   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wisner

Located in Thurston County

Beemer   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wisner

Dodge   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Wisner

Located in Dodge County

Howells   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Wisner

Located in Colfax County

Bancroft   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Wisner

Winside   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wisner

Located in Wayne County

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.

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 Wisner. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wisner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wisner.

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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.

The official website for Cuming County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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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 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 we use 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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