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The location of Agate

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Welcome to Agate ...

Agate is located in Sioux County.

Agate is 4,430 feet [1,350 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Agate is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Agate lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Agate, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Agate is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

Communities near Agate ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Agate and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belmont   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Crawford   [Map]   961   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Harrison   [Map]   238   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Henry   [Map]   105   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Horn   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marsland   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Agate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Agate - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ontario, Utah and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Agate.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agate. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agate. 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 Agate.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agate ...

Looking for more information about Agate? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Agate? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Agate. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Sioux County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sioux County: www.co.sioux.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Agate. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Agate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agate. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4200, Longitude: -103.7938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Agate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Agate.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Agate.