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Welcome to Archer ...

Archer is located in Merrick County<1>.

Archer is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Archer: (308)

The ZIP code for Archer: 68816<3>

Communities Also Named Archer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Archer: This one is located in Merrick County and the other is located in Richardson County.

Beyond Nebraska, there are 18 communities that are also named Archer - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Archer ...

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

  • Central City
  • Saint Paul
  • Fullerton
  • Palmer
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmer
    • Palmer lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Archer.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmer<5>
  • Clarks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks
    • Clarks lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Archer.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks<5>
  • Polk
  • Phillips
  • Chapman
  • Marquette
  • Hordville

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 Archer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Archer.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Archer. 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 Archer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archer ...

Looking for more information about Archer? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Archer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Archer.

Adding Archer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Archer was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Archer.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Merrick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Archer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Archer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Archer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Archer) 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 Archer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArcherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1669, Longitude: -98.1360    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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