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Ainsworth, Nebraska

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Welcome to Ainsworth ...

The city of Ainsworth is located in Brown County and is the County Seat for Brown County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ainsworth has a population of 1,635 people<1> (see below for details).

Ainsworth is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ainsworth is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Ainsworth: (402) and (531)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ainsworth had a population of 1,728 people (which is 54.94% of the total population of Brown County). This makes Ainsworth the county's most populous community.

The population of Ainsworth represents 0.09% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,728 people, the population of Ainsworth decreased 7.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,862 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ainsworth had an population of 1,635 people. This is a decrease of 5.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ainsworth ...

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 Ainsworth and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Bassett   [Map]   562   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burton   [Map]   10   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   61   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Long Pine   [Map]   286   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newport   [Map]   89   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rose   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ainsworth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ainsworth - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Mississippi, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Ainsworth. 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 Ainsworth. 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 Ainsworth. Our list includes 15 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ainsworth ...

Looking for more information about Ainsworth? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ainsworth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ainsworth.

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) Ainsworth. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Brown County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Ainsworth.

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

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ainsworth.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Ainsworth. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ainsworth) 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 Ainsworth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ainsworth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ainsworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5485, Longitude: -99.8577     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ainsworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ainsworth.