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Welcome to Norcatur ...

The city of Norcatur is located in Decatur County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Norcatur has a population of 146 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Norcatur: The name reflects the fact that Norcatur sits on the boundary of Norton and Decatur Counties.

Norcatur is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Norcatur is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Norcatur lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Norcatur is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Norcatur: 67653<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norcatur had a population of 151 people (which is 5.1% of the total population of Decatur County). This makes Norcatur the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 151 people, the population of Norcatur decreased 10.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 169 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Norcatur had an population of 146 people. This is a decrease of 3.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Norcatur.

Communities near Norcatur ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Norcatur

Located in Norton County

Oberlin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Norcatur

Lenora   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Norcatur

Located in Norton County

Danbury   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Norcatur

Located in Red Willow County (NE)

Jennings   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Norcatur

Wilsonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Norcatur

Located in Furnas County (NE)

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Norcatur

Located in Red Willow County (NE)

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Norcatur

Dresden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Norcatur

Rockwell City   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Norcatur

Located in Norton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Norcatur.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Norcatur. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norcatur. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norcatur.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Norcatur:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norcatur ...

Looking for more information about Norcatur? 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.

Looking for more information about Norcatur? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Norcatur, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norcatur.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Norcatur. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norcatur.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norcatur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Norcatur). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Norcatur or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norcatur) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Norcatur. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Norcatur

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norcatur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8361, Longitude: -100.1885     [Map].

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