Platte County, Nebraska Basics:

Platte County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 32,560
Area: 674 square miles
County seat: Columbus
Area code(s) in use: 402
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
Median household income: $51,395
Persons in poverty: 9.9%
Home ownership rate: 71.9%
Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Boone  Butler  Colfax  Madison  Merrick  Nance  Polk  Stanton  

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Map of the Platte County area

Our detail map of Platte County shows the Platte County, Nebraska boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Platte County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Columbus Municipal Airport, Johnston Field Airport, Loseke Airstrip

  Bridges     show all on map

Columbus Loup River Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Administration Building, Behlen Ambulance, Columbus Fire Department, Columbus Police Station, Columbus Public Library, Creston Rescue Unit, Creston Volunteer Fire Department, Duncan Fire Department, East Education Center, Faculty Center, Fine Arts Center, Greenhouse, Humphrey Police Department, Humphrey Public Library, Humphrey Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Lindsay Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Maintenance Warehouse, Midwest Medical Transport Company Platte County, Monroe Rescue Unit, Monroe Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, North Education Center, Physical Education Center, Physical Plant Offices, Platte Center Rescue, Platte Center Rural Fire District, Platte County Courthouse, Platte County Historical Museum, Platte County Sheriff's Office, Resource Center, Student Center, West Education Center

  Canals     show all on map

Lost Creek Ditch, Loup River Canal

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Burrows Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Columbus Cemetery, Creston Pioneer Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Friends Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Holy Family Cemetery, Hope Cemetery, Humphrey Cemetery, Jackson Cemetery, Moriah Cemetery, Roselawn Cemetery, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saint Bernard Cemetery, Saint Francis Cemetery, Saint Johns Cemetery, Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Saint Pauls Cemetery, Stretter Cemetery, Tracy Valley Cemetery, West Hill Cemetery, Zion Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Lakeview Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Bethany Church, Bible Baptist Church, Christ Church, Church of Christ, Church of God, Church of the Nazarene, Creston Baptist Church, Everlasting Love Ministries, Federated Church, First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, Freedom Baptist Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Gruetli Church, Highland Park Evangelical Free Church, Holy Family Church, Iglesia Emanuel Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jehovahs Witnesses, Looking Glass Church, Monroe Methodist Church, New Hope Christian Life and Worship Center, North Park Baptist Church, Okay Church, Palestine Church, Peace Lutheran Church, Platte Valley Bible Church, Postville Church, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sacred Heart Catholic Church (historical), Saint Anthony Catholic Church, Saint Anthonys Church, Saint Bernard Catholic Church, Saint Bonaventure Catholic Church, Saint Francis Church, Saint Isidore Catholic Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Josephs Church, Saint Lukes United Church of Christ, Saint Marys Church, Saint Michaels Catholic Church (historical), Saint Pauls Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church, Saint Peters Lutheran Church, Saint Stanislaus Church, Salem Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Shell Creek Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Lutheran Church, Victory Christian Fellowship, Word of Life Assembly of God Church, Zion Church

  Dams     show all on map

Goedeken Dam, Lake Babcock and Lake North-Columbus Dam, Loseke-Frese Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Center of Dermatology, Clinica Santa Marianita, Columbus Chiropractic Clinic, Columbus Clinic, Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus Dental Clinic, Columbus Family Eye Care Center, Columbus Family Practice Association, Columbus Foot Clinic, Columbus Manor, Columbus Medical Center, Columbus Otolaryngology Clinic, Community Care of America, Cottonwood House, Dialysis Center of Columbus, Humphrey Medical Clinic, Midwest Allergy and Asthma Clinic

  Lakes     show all on map

Wagners Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Agricultural Park Campground, Behlen, Borg Dairy Farm, Cayuga (historical), Centrum Plaza, Columbus, Cornlea (historical), Country Shadows Golf Course, Creston (historical), Drinnin Feedlots, Duncan, Eagle Island (historical), Eisenmenger Farms, Elks Country Club Golf Course, Farm and Home Co-op Elevator, Farmers Co-op Association Elevator, Gruetli (historical), Grunewald (historical), Headworks Park Campground, Highway 81 RV Park, Hill Siding (historical), Hower, Humphrey, Husker Co-op Elevator, Husker Co-op Elevator, Husker Co-op Elevator, Lake North Campground, Lindsay (historical), Loup Park Campground, Mesopotamia (historical), Millville (historical), Monroe, Moorman (historical), Oconee, Peck (historical), Pioneer Plaza, Platte Center, Platte County Agricultural Park, Platte County Fairgrounds, Powerhouse Park Campground, Quail Run Golf Course, Sheldon Camp, Sheldonville, Southgate Campground, Springville (historical), Steepleview Golf Course, Tailrace Park Campground, Tarnov, Timber Hill (historical), Tri Valley Co-op Elevator, Van Berg Municipal Golf Course, Warrack (historical), Westgate Center, Yankee (historical), Zigzag (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Adamy Park, Agricultural Park Historical Marker, Airport Park, Berne Square Park, Bradshaw Park Softball Complex, Buffalo Square, Centennial Park Baseball Complex, Columbus Races Thoroughbred Track, Duncan 1871-1971 Historical Marker, Early Era of Railroading Monument, Fountain Square, Frankfort Square, George Syas State Wildlife Management Area, Gerrard Park, Glur Park, Hanover Square, Korean Veterans Memorial, Lookingglass Creek State Wildlife Management Area, Lost Creek Soccer Complex, Loup Park, Memory Meadows, North Brothers Historical Marker, Pawnee Park, Powerhouse Park, Quincentenary Belltower, Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial, Statue of Liberty Replica, Statue of the Prairie Pioneer, Tailrace Park, Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial, Veterans of All Wars Memorial, Villasur Expedition 1720 Historical Marker, West Hill Community Historical Marker, Wilderness Park Soccer Complex, Wilkinson Wildlife Management Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Arcala (historical), Carriage House Estates, Cleveland (historical), College View Park, Columbus, Cornlea, Country Mobile Villa, Countryview Estates, Creston, Duncan, Galva (historical), Gardiner, Granville (historical), Humphrey, Lindsay, Monroe, Oconee, Platte Center, Rosenburg, Saint Bernard, Sheldonville, Tarnov, Tracy Valley, Wagners Lake, Wattsville (historical)

  Post Offices     show all on map

Boheet Post Office (historical), Columbus Post Office, Cornlea Post Office, Creston Post Office, Duncan Post Office, Farrall Post Office (historical), Gleason Post Office (historical), Grand Prairie Post Office (historical), Humphrey Post Office, Lindsay Post Office, Looking Glass Post Office (historical), Matson Post Office (historical), Metz Post Office (historical), Monroe Post Office, Nebo Post Office (historical), Neboville Post Office (historical), Norwich Post Office (historical), Oconee Post Office (historical), Okay Post Office, Okay Post Office (historical), Oldenbusch Post Office (historical), Palestine Post Office (historical), Palestine Valley Post Office (historical), Platte Center Post Office, Postville Post Office (historical), Prairie Hill Post Office (historical), President Post Office (historical), Rosenburg Post Office (historical), Saint Anthony Post Office (historical), Saint Bernard Post Office (historical), Saint Mary Post Office (historical), Stearns Prairie Post Office (historical), Tarnov Post Office (historical), Walker Post Office (historical), West Hill Post Office (historical), Woodburn Post Office (historical), Woodville Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Goedeken Reservoir, Lake Babcock, Lake Babcock-Lake North, Lake North, Loseke-Frese Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Bible Baptist Christian School, Boheet School, Central Community College - Platte Campus, Christ Lutheran Elementary School, Clearview Elementary School, Columbus Beauty College, Columbus Christian Elementary School, Columbus High School, Columbus Middle School, Creston Elementary School, Duncan Elementary School, Emerson Elementary School, Field Elementary School, Happy Hill School, Holy Family Grade School, Holy Family High School, Humphrey Public Schools, Immanuel Lutheran Elementary School, Lakeview High School, Lindsay Public School, Looking Glass School, Lost Creek Elementary School, Modock School, Monroe Public Schools, Mount Pleasant School, North Park Elementary School, Okay School, Platte Center Elementary School, Postville School, Saint Anthony Elementary School, Saint Bonaventure Elementary School, Saint Francis Central High School, Saint Francis Elementary School, Saint Isidore Elementary School, Saint Johns School, School Number 10, School Number 11, School Number 11, School Number 12, School Number 13, School Number 16, School Number 18, School Number 2, School Number 25, School Number 26, School Number 27, School Number 3, School Number 34, School Number 37, School Number 39, School Number 43, School Number 44, School Number 5, School Number 59, School Number 6, School Number 60, School Number 61, School Number 63, School Number 64, School Number 73, School Number 8, School Number 80, School Number 84, School Number 9, Scotus Central Catholic High School, Shell Creek Elementary School, Sunrise Elementary School, Wattsville School, West Park Elementary School, Williams Elementary School

  Streams     show all on map

Barnum Creek, Beaver Creek, Bogus Creek, Elm Creek, Looking Glass Creek, Loseke Creek, Lost Creek, Lost Creek, Loup River, Prairie Creek, Schaad Creek, South Fork Union Creek, Tracy Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KCAN-TV (Albion), KJSK-AM (Columbus), KLIR-FM (Columbus), KTLX-FM (Columbus), KTTT-AM (Columbus), KWMG-FM (Columbus), KWMG-FM (Columbus), KZEN-FM (Central City),

Platte County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhitePlatte County White population 31,38831,387  
American IndianPlatte County American Indian population 391390
MixedPlatte County Mixed population 326325
BlackPlatte County Black population 228227
AsianPlatte County Asian population 195195
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderPlatte County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 3332

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county