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Facts About Papillion, Nebraska

10 Interesting Facts About Papillion, Nebraska

Facts About Papillion

  1. Papillion was platted in 1870 when the railroad was extended to that point.
  2. The city was named after the creek of the same name which flows through its centre. The name Papillion (papillon) is taken from the French language and means butterfly.
  3. Papillion is divided into four wards with two council members representing each. One seat for each ward is up for election every two years with each term lasting four years.
  4. Papillion has a total area of 6.47 square miles, of which, 6.45 square miles of it is land and 0.02 square miles is water.
  5. Papillion is part of the Papillion-La Vista Public School District, which includes two high schools, two junior high schools and six public elementary schools within the city limits of Papillion.
  6. Papillion is part of the larger five-county metro area of Omaha.
  7. Papillion is a city in Sarpy County in the state of Nebraska, United States.
  8. The primary coordinate point for Papillion is located at latitude 41.1544 and longitude -96.0422 in Sarpy County.
  9. The City of Papillion is the 7th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 24,917 as of July 1, 2022.
  10. Papillion is home to Nebraska’s  Triple-A minor league baseball, Werner Park, which opened in 2011 as the new home of the Omaha Storm Chasers of the Pacific Coast League.

 

Facts About Papillion
Facts About Papillion