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Welcome to Almeria ...

Almeria is located in Loup County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Almeria, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1895.

Almeria is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Almeria is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Almeria lies within the (308) area code.

Communities Also Named Almeria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Almeria - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Almeria ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Almeria.

  • Sargent
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Taylor
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Brewster
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Gates
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
    • Gates is located in Custer County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Gates
  • New Helena
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Helena
    • New Helena is located in Custer County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on New Helena
  • Burwell
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
  • Anselmo
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Willow Springs ‑ Historic
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Springs
    • Willow Springs is located in Garfield County
  • Comstock
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comstock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comstock
    • Comstock is located in Custer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Comstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comstock <3>
  • Wescott
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wescott
    • Wescott is located in Custer County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Wescott

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Almeria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Almeria.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Almeria. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Almeria.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Almeria. See our Newspapers Page for Almeria.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almeria ...

Looking for more information about Almeria? 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 Almeria, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Almeria.

Adding Almeria to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Almeria in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Almeria was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Almeria.

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

The official website for Loup County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Loup, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almeria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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