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Welcome to Omaha ...
The city of Omaha is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Omaha has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Omaha, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated ?.
When the people of Omaha refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Omahan<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Omaha has a population of 974 people<4> (see below for details).
The community of Omaha is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Omaha lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Omaha: (903) and (430)<6>
The ZIP code for Omaha: 75571<7>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Omaha had an population of 974 people. This is a decrease of 4.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Omaha had a population of 1,021 people (which is 7.89% of the total population of Morris County). This makes Omaha the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,021 people, the population of Omaha increased 2.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 999 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Omaha.
Communities Also Named Omaha ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Omaha - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Omaha.
Communities near Omaha ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Omaha.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Omaha. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Omaha.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Omaha. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Omaha.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Omaha. See our Newspapers Page for Omaha.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Omaha ...
Looking for more information about Omaha? 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 Omaha, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Omaha.
Adding Omaha to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Omaha in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Omaha was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Omaha in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Omaha.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023