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Baseball Capital of Nebraska

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The population of Wakefield is approximately 1,411 (2000), 1451 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 485 (1990), 534 (2010).

The amount of land area in Wakefield is 1.505 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wakefield to Washington DC is 1114 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wakefield is positioned 42.26 degrees north of the equator and 96.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The Wakefield median home price is $80,000.

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Wakefield location: in northeastern Nebraska on Highway 35 about 35 miles southwest of Sioux City, Iowa. Omaha is about 132 miles and Lincoln is about the same distance from Wakefield.

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Wakefield history:

Wakefield was named for L.W. Wakefild, a surveyor who platted the townsite for the railroad. The area thrived because of the abundance of water and good soil. The Waldbaum Company, a global producer of eggs and frozen foods, began here in 1950. Wakefield was incorporated in 1881

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Why is Wakefield called the Baseball Capital of Nebraska. Find out on this page

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Wakefield economy: cattle and hog feeding; poultry; egg production; and wholesale greenhouse flowers, organic vegetables, and landscape plant production
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