NEBRASKA TOWNS AND PLACES (CURRENT AND HISTORIC)                    
Town County Note Population ca. 1895  Population 2000 Latitude Longitude Elevation (ft) Had Post Office in 1895? Had railroad in 1895? Had express office in 1895? Co FIPS # Zip
Abbott Hall Historic 46   405829N 0982852W   Yes Yes Yes 79  
Abby Hooker   18         Yes No No 91  
Abdal Nuckolls Historic                 129  
Abel Saunders       410427N 0962118W         155  
Abie Butler   110 108 412003N 0965655W   Yes Yes Yes 23 68001
Adams Gage   350 489 402734N 0963035W   Yes Yes Yes 67 68301
Adams Kimball Re-named to Oliver; a railroad station           No Yes No 105  
Adaton Sheridan Historic 22   425305N 1024544W 3,360 Yes No No 161  
Addenda Red Willow Historic populated place     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         145  
Addison Knox   15         Yes No No 107  
Adele Sioux             No Yes No 165  
Adelia Sioux Re-named to Orella           Yes No No 165  
Admah Washington Historic 38         Yes No No 177  
Adrian Keya Paha Historic populated place & post office     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         103  
Afton Frontier Post office opened 10/14/1874; closed 5/29/1893 28   402523N 1001122W   Yes No No 63  
Agate Sioux Unincorporated     422512N 1034736W 4,432       165 69330
Agee Holt Historic 25         Yes No No 89  
Aggies Acres Loup       415202N 0991602W 2,278       115  
Agnew Lancaster Unincorporated 15   410101N 0964852W 1,265 Yes Yes Yes 109 68302
Aiq Gage Abandoned town                    
Ainsworth Brown   733 1,862 423300N 0995144W   Yes Yes Yes 17 69210
Akron (Akren) Boone Abandoned town 20   414429N 0981431W   Yes No No 11  
Albany Sheridan Historic 42   425730N 1021720W 3,812 Yes No No 161  
Albion Boone   926 1,797 414127N 0980012W   Yes Yes Yes 11 68620
Albright Douglas             No Yes Yes 55  
Alda Hall Previously named Pawnee 110 652 405216N 0982804W 1,916 Yes Yes Yes 79 68810
Alden Morrill Historic     413341N 1030209W 3,751       123  
Aldine Sioux Historic                 165  
Alexandria Thayer   515 216 401443N 0972320W   Yes Yes Yes 169 68303
Alfalfa Center Buffalo       404132N 0991044W 2,189       19  
Alford Boyd Historic                 15  
Alkali Brown Historic                 17  
Allen Dixon Named for Henry Allen who homsteaded in the area   411 422459N 0965042W   Yes Yes Yes 51 68710
Alliance Box Butte Previously named Grand Lake 829 8,959 420606N 1025218W 3,960 Yes Yes Yes 13 69301
Allston Dundy       UNKNOWN UNKNOWN   Yes No   57  
Alma Harlan   905 1,214 400551N 0992142W   Yes Yes No 83 68920
Alma Junction Clay             No Yes Yes 35  
Almeria Loup Unincorporated     414933N 0993118W   Yes No No 115 68811
Aloys Cuming Historic     414946N 0965411W         39  
Alta Valley Historic                 175  
Altai Brown Historic                 17  
Altona Wayne Historic     420618N 0965931W         179  
Alvin Saunders Re-named to Mead                 155  
Alvo Cass     142 405219N 0962314W   Yes Yes No 25 68304
Amboy Cass                   25  
Amboy Webster   32   400525N 0982618W   No Yes No 181  
Amelia Holt Unincorporated     421408N 0985442W   Yes No Yes 89 68711
Ames Dodge Unincorporated 31   412708N 0963727W   No Yes No 53 68621
Amherst Buffalo     277 404608N 0991610W   Yes Yes Yes 19 68812
Anan Clay       402800N 0981102W         35  
Anandale Clay Historic                 35  
Andrew Cedar Post office opened 03/17/1882 and discontinued 02/28/1902           Yes No Yes 27  
Andrews Sioux Previously named Hunter     423753N 1034400W   No Yes No 165  
Angora Morrill Previously named Antelope Hill     415107N 1030729W         123 69331
Angus Nuckolls Unincorporated     401656N 0975845W   Yes Yes No 129 68921
Anncar Holt Historic     424826N 0984435W         89  
Anoka Boyd     10 425649N 0984950W         15 68722
Anselmo Custer     159 413707N 0995153W   Yes Yes Yes 41 68813
Ansley Custer     520 411716N 0992253W   Yes Yes Yes 41 68814
Antelope Antelope Re-named to Clearwater                 3  
Antelope Dawes Historic                 45  
Antelope Hill Morrill Re-named to Angora                 123  
Antelopeville Kimball Re-named to Kimball                 105  
Antioch Sheridan Previously named Reno     420406N 1023454W 3,900 Yes No Yes 161 69332
Apex Wayne Historic           No Yes No 179  
Appleton Pawnee Historic           Yes No No 133  
Arabia Cherry Historic     424352N 1002220W   No Yes No 31  
Arago Richardson Re-named to Fargo           Yes No No 147  
Arapahoe Furnas   734 1,028 401815N 0995400W   Yes Yes No 65 68922
Arbor Lancaster Historic     405344N 0964022W         109  
Arborville York Historic 100   410122N 0974627W   Yes No Yes 185  
Arbuta Gosper Post office opened 09/20/1883 and discontinued 01/16/1893         Yes No No 73  
Arcade Polk Re-named to Shelby                 143  
Arcadia Valley Previously named Brownville 429 359 412524N 0990733W   Yes Yes No 175 68815
Archer Merrick Unincorporated     410955N 0980808W   Yes Yes Yes 121 68816
Archer Richardson Historic                 147  
Arden Wheeler Historic                 183  
Argile Custer Post office opened 05/24/1889 and discontinued 05/16/1895         Yes No No 41  
Argo Burt Historic 43         Yes No No 21  
Arizona Burt   39   414852N 0960800W   Yes No No 21  
Arksarben Rock Historic                 149  
Arlington Washington Previously named Bell Creek 412 1,197 412709N 0962103W   Yes Yes No 177 68002
Armour Pawnee Historic           Yes Yes Yes 133  
Armstrong Knox Historic           Yes No No 107  
Arna Lincoln Historic     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         111  
Arnold Custer     630 412521N 1001135W   Yes No No 41 69120
Arthur Arthur     145 413418N 1014128W         5 69121
Ash Grove Franklin   18         Yes No No 61  
Ashbrook Sioux Historic     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         165  
Ashby Grant Unincorporated     420119N 1015538W 3,848 No Yes No 75 69333
Ashford Banner Historic           No Yes No 7  
Ashland Saunders   1,601 2,262 410221N 0962205W   Yes Yes No 155 68003
Ashton Sherman     237 411453N 0984738W   Yes Yes Yes 163 68817
Aspinwall (Aspenwall) Nemaha Historic           Yes No Yes 127  
Assumption Adams       403036N 0983419W         1  
Asylum Lancaster             Yes No No 109  
Aten Cedar Historic     425024N 0972626W   Yes No No 27  
Athens Howard Re-named to Saint Paul                 91  
Athens Lancaster Re-named to "University Place"                 109  
Athens Thurston Re-named to Pender                 173  
Atkins Morrill Historic     414326N 1031253W         123  
Atkinson Holt   701 1,244 423153N 0985840W   Yes Yes No 89 68713
Atlanta Phelps     130 402200N 0992822W 2,339 Yes Yes Yes 137 68923
Auburn Nemaha Previously named Calvert and North Auburn and Sheridan 1,537 3,350 402334N 0955019W   Yes Yes Yes 127 68305
Aurora Hamilton   1,862 4,225 405202N 0980014W   Yes Yes No 81 68818
Austin Sherman Historic; also post office opened 7/11/1877; closed 1919;  with cited coordinates     411210N 0985440W   Yes No Yes 163  
Avery Sarpy       410949N 0955520W   Yes Yes No 153  
Avoca Cass   166 270 404746N 0960702W   Yes Yes Yes 25 68307
Axtell Kearney   262 696 402842N 0990735W   Yes Yes Yes 99 68924
Ayr Adams   173 98 402615N 0982624W   Yes Yes Yes 1 68925
Ayr Junction Adams       402728N 0982553W         1  
Bachelor Cherry Abandoned town                    
Badger Gage       400518N 0963543W         67  
Badger Holt Historic; also post office opened 2/25/1890; closed 5/25/1903;  with cited coordinates     425033N 0985329W   Yes No Yes 89  
Bailey Cherry Historic                 31  
Baileyvue Scotts Bluff Abandoned town                    
Baird Wheeler Re-named to Wheeler                 183  
Baker Boyd Historic     425920N 0984350W 1,837       15  
Balfe Cherry Historic                 31  
Ballagh Garfield Historic           Yes No No 71  
Bancroft Cuming   344 520 420046N 0963421W   Yes Yes No 39 68004
Banksville Red Willow Historic           Yes No No 145  
Banner Cherry Historic                 31  
Barada Richardson   102 28 401307N 0953439W   Yes No No 147 68355
Barneston Gage     122 400254N 0963436W   Yes Yes No 67 68309
Barney Otoe Historic           No Yes No 131  
Bartlett Wheeler     128 415307N 0983307W   Yes No Yes 183 68622
Bartley Red Willow   220 355 401457N 1001842W   Yes Yes No 145 69020
Barton Deuel Historic     410202N 1021026W   No Yes Yes 49  
Basford Burt Historic                 21  
Bassett Rock   231 743 423509N 0993215W   Yes Yes No 149 68714
Battle Creek Madison   352 1,158 415958N 0973553W   Yes Yes Yes 119 68715
Baxter Scotts Bluff       415134N 1032816W         157  
Bay State Dodge Historic           No Yes No 53  
Bayard Morrill     1,247 414518N 1031925W   Yes No Yes 123 69334
Bayonne Cherry Historic     424708N 1015838W         31  
Bazile Mills Knox Historic 276   423046N 0975417W   Yes No No 107  
Beacon Kimball Historic                 105  
Beardwell (Bearawell) Brown Historic; also post office opened 11/05/1909 and discontinued 02/28/1927                 17  
Beatrice Gage   13,826 12,496 401605N 0964448W   Yes Yes No 67 68310
Beaver City Furnas   763 641 400815N 0994945W   Yes No Yes 65 68926
Beaver Crossing Seward   395 457 404643N 0971655W   Yes Yes No 159 68313
Beck Lincoln       410817N 1004136W         111  
Bedford Nemaha Re-named to Howe                 127  
Bee Seward     223 410023N 0970325W   Yes Yes Yes 159 68314
Beechwood Douglas       411925N 0955632W         55  
Beemer Cuming Previously named Rookcreek 350 773 415548N 0964841W   Yes Yes Yes 39 68716
Bega Stanton Historic 20         Yes No Yes 167  
Belden Cedar     131 422447N 0971223W   Yes Yes No 27 68717
Belfast Greeley Historic     413815N 0983659W   No Yes Yes 77  
Belgrade Nance     134 412823N 0980405W   Yes Yes No 125 68623
Belknap Holt Abandoned town                    
Bell Sioux Abandoned town                    
Bell Creek Washington Re-named to Arlington                 177  
Bellevue Sarpy   387 44,382 410812N 0955326W   Yes Yes Yes 153 68005
Bellswoods Butler Re-named to Bellwood                 23  
Bellwood Butler Previously named Bellswoods 413 446 412034N 0971417W   Yes Yes Yes 23 68624
Belmar Keith Historic     411756N 1015458W 3,346       101  
Belmont Dawes Historic 18   423259N 1032122W   Yes Yes Yes 45  
Belmont Lancaster Suburb of Lincoln                 109  
Belmont Webster Re-named to Blue Hill                 181  
Belvidere Thayer   359 98 401507N 0973327W   Yes Yes No 169 68315
Benedict York     278 410021N 0973622W   Yes Yes Yes 185 68316
Benkelman Dundy Previously named Collinsville   1,006 400257N 1013157W   Yes Yes Yes 57 69021
Bennet Lancaster Sometimes earlier spelled as "Bennett" 474 570 404048N 0963022W   Yes Yes Yes 109 68317
Bennington Douglas     937 412153N 0960927W   Yes Yes Yes 55 68007
Benson Douglas Suburb of Omaha           Yes No No 55 69301
Benton Colfax             No Yes No 37  
Berea Box Butte Unincorporated     421251N 1025847W   Yes Yes Yes 13 69301
Berks Lancaster Previously named Highland           No Yes No 109  
Berks Saline       403931N 0965448W         151  
Berlin Otoe Re-named to Otoe           Yes Yes No 131  
Bertha Burt Historic     415313N 0962049W   Yes No Yes 21  
Bertha Keith Historic                 101  
Bertrand Phelps   265 786 403136N 0993800W   Yes Yes No 137 68927
Berwyn Custer Previously named Janesville   134 412104N 0992957W   Yes Yes No 41 68819
Best Chase Historic                 29  
Best Rock Re-named to Horsefoot                 149  
Bethany Lancaster Suburb of Lincoln     404957N 0963759W   Yes No Yes 109  
Bethel Kimball Historic                 105  
Beulah Polk             Yes No No 143  
Beverly Hitchcock Unincorporated     401651N 1005825W   Yes Yes Yes 87 69024
Bevier Keith Historic railroad station           No Yes No 101  
Big Creek Cherry Historic post office                 31  
Big Springs Deuel     418 410341N 1020426W 3,367 Yes Yes No 49 69122
Bighorn Banner Historic post office                 7  
Bignell Lincoln Historic     410348N 1003638W         111  
Billing(s) Sheridan Historic post office opened 07/01/1912 and discontinued 12/30/1933                 161  
Bingham Sheridan Unincorporated     420116N 1020517W   Yes Yes Yes 161 69335
Birdsell Box Butte Historic railroad station     420509N 1024230W         13  
Birdwood Lincoln Historic     410913N 1005304W   Yes No No 111  
Biscuit Holt Historic post office opened 03/17/1906 and discontinued 01/06/1908                 89  
Bismarck (Bismark) Cuming Historic 18   415400N 0965200W 0 Yes No No 39  
Bissell Colfax Abandoned town                    
Blackbird Holt Historic 26         Yes No No 89  
Bladen Webster     291 401920N 0983540W   Yes Yes No 181 68928
Blair Washington   2,069 7,512 413240N 0960729W   Yes Yes No 177 68008
Blaine Adams Abandoned town                    
Blake Garfield Historic post office                 71  
Blanche Chase Historic post office opened 06/18/1887 and discontinued 02/28/1920           Yes No No 29  
Bliss Holt Historic post office opened 04/29/1884 and discontinued in 1941           Yes No No 89  
Bloomfield Knox     1,126 423556N 0973843W   Yes Yes No 107 68718
Bloomington Franklin   464 124 400539N 0990212W   Yes Yes No 61 68929
Blue Hill Webster Previously named Belmont 796 867 401957N 0982654W   Yes Yes Yes 181 68930
Blue River City Saline Re-named to Crete                 151  
Blue Springs Gage   963 383 400822N 0963932W   Yes Yes No 67 68318
Blue Valley York   25         Yes No No 185  
Bluffton Richardson Re-named to Preston                 147  
Blyville Knox Historic 61         Yes No No 107  
Bodarc Sioux Previously named Oressa     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN   Yes No No 165  
Boelus Howard Unincorporated     410426N 0984255W   Yes Yes No 93 68820
Boheet Platte Abandoned town                    
Bonner Morrill Historic     415623N 1030112W         123  
Bookwalter Pawnee Historic     400342N 0962209W   Yes Yes No 133  
Boone Boone Unincorporated     413735N 0975502W   Yes Yes No 11 68625
Bordeaux (Burdeaux) Dawes Historic     424605N 1024849W   Yes Yes Yes 45  
Bostwick Nuckolls Unincorporated     400254N 0981102W   Yes Yes No 129 68931
Bow Valley Cedar Unincorporated 18   424253N 0971457W   Yes No No 27 68739
Bowen Sioux Re-named to Harrison                 165  
Bowen Washington Historic           No Yes Yes 177  
Bower Jefferson   20         Yes No No 95  
Boxbutte Box Butte             Yes No No 13  
Boxelder Red Willow Historic post office           Yes No No 145  
Boys Town Douglas Suburb of Omaha   818 411540N 0960754W         55 68010
Bracken Nemaha Historic                 127  
Braden (Bradin) Arthur Historic                 5  
Bradish Boone Historic           Yes Yes No 11  
Bradley Scotts Bluff Historic     414613N 1032254W         157  
Bradshaw York Unincorporated 434   405302N 0974448W   Yes Yes Yes 185 68319
Brady Dakota Re-named to Vista           No Yes Yes 43  
Brady Lincoln   368 336 410120N 1002202W   Yes Yes Yes 111 69123
Brainard Butler   306 366 411102N 0970013W   Yes Yes No 23 68626
Brandon Perkins Unincorporated     404812N 1015443W   Yes Yes No 135 69102
Brass Howard Historic; Brass Spur a railroad station in Howard Co.                 93  
Bratton Nemaha   22         Yes No No 127  
Brayton Greeley Historic     412748N 0982838W   Yes Yes No 77  
Brennan's Adams Historic                 1  
Breslau Pierce Historic     422101N 0974155W         139  
Brewer (historical) Keya Paha       UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         103  
Brewster Blaine     29 415620N 0995152W 2,494 Yes No Yes 9 68821
Brickton Adams Historic           No Yes No 1  
Bridgeport Morrill     1,594 413955N 1030555W         123 69336
Briggs Douglas Historic     412101N 0960027W   No Yes No 55  
Brighton McPherson Historic post office                 117  
Bristow Boyd     88 425031N 0983504W   Yes No No 15 68719
Britt Cherry Abandoned town                    
Brno Butler Re-named to Bruno                 23  
Broadwater Morrill     140 413546N 1025108W         123 69125
Brock Nemaha   348 162 402848N 0955733W   Yes Yes No 127 68320
Brockhoff Scotts Bluff Historic railroad station     414758N 1033335W         157  
Brocksburg Keya Paha Unincorporated     425549N 0991955W         103 68759
Brodie Holt Historic post office                 89  
Broganville Keith       411226N 1013058W         101  
Broken Bow Custer   1,647 3,491 412407N 0993820W 2,475 Yes Yes Yes 41 68822
Bromfield Hamilton Re-named to Giltner 195         Yes Yes Yes 81  
Bronson Cheyenne Historic post office opened 3/2/1887; closed 6/6/1895     411115N 1030645W   Yes Yes Yes 33  
Brownlee Cherry Unincorporated     421717N 1003731W   Yes No No 31 69126
Brownson Cheyenne Historic     411115N 1030645W         33  
Brownville Nemaha   980 146 402352N 0953928W   Yes Yes No 127 68321
Brownville Valley Re-named to Arcadia                 175  
Burket Soldiers Home Hall Abandoned town                    
Brule Keith     372 410539N 1015315W   Yes Yes Yes 101 69127
Bule Springs Junction Gage Abandoned town                    
Bulevale York Abandoned town                    
Bruning Thayer     300 402010N 0973356W   Yes Yes No 169 68322
Bruno Butler Previously named Brno   112 411702N 0965730W   Yes Yes Yes 23 68014
Brunswick Antelope     179 422016N 0975813W   Yes Yes Yes 3 68720
Buckeye Custer       411126N 0993405W 2,431       41  
Bucktail Arthur Previously named Cullinan     413354N 1012548W 3,490       5  
Buda Buffalo Previously named Kearney and Shelby 16   404251N 0985937W   Yes Yes No 19  
Buell Rock Historic post office opened 10/09/1906 and discontinued 01/31/1908                 149  
Buffalo Dawson Historic pop place & po opened 05/04/1896 and discontinued 1925     405921N 0995006W 2,542 Yes No Yes 47  
Buffalo Wheeler Historic pop place & po opened 07/31/1883 and discontinued 05/01/1895     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         183  
Bunnell Sherman Re-named to Hazard                 163  
Burbank Box Butte Historic           Yes No No 13  
Burchard Pawnee   201 103 400851N 0962100W   Yes Yes No 133 68323
Burge Cherry Historic post office opened 05/25/1904 and discontinued in 1937                 31  
Burkett Hall Historic post office opened as Home 01/08/1903. Name changed to Burkett 05/28/1906 and discontinued 06/30/1930.                 79  
Burnett Antelope Historic                 3  
Burnett Madison Re-named to Tilden                 119  
Burnham Lancaster Historic                 109  
Burns Box Butte Historic post office                 13  
Burntwood City Dundy Historic populated place     UNKNOWN UNKNOWN         57  
Burr Otoe Previously named Burr Oak   66 403208N 0961759W   Yes Yes Yes 131 68324
Burr Oak (Burroak) Custer Historic     410732N 0993333W         41  
Burr Oak Otoe Re-named to Burr                 131  
Burress Fillmore Historic     403453N 0973005W   Yes Yes Yes 59  
Burrows Platte Re-named to Tarnov                 141  
Burton Keya Paha     11 425442N 0993529W         103 68721
Burton's Bend Furnas Re-named to Holbrook                 65  
Burwell Garfield Previously named Webster's Town 278 1,130 414654N 0990758W   Yes No Yes 71 68823
Bushnell Kimball     162 411356N 1035329W   No Yes No 105 69128
Butka Rock Historic post office opened 02/10/1886 and discontinued 09/11/1933                 149  
Butler Buffalo Historic post office opened 07/31/1884 and discontinued 02/15/1905           Yes No No 19  
Butler Pawnee Re-named to Violet                 133  
Butte Boyd     366 425441N 0985056W 1,811 Yes No No 15 68722
Buxton Fillmore Re-named to Sawyer           No Yes No 59  
Buzzards Roost Dawson Historic railroad station     410154N 0993855W         47  
Byron Thayer     144 400014N 0974607W   Yes Yes Yes 169 68325
Sources: Various sources including U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990; Rand McNally World Atlas, ca. 1895; and U.S. Geological Survey, Geographic Name Information System, 2000.
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