RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of Nebraska >> Kearney County >> Axtell >> Community ProfileIndex










Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Nebraska


The Commemorative Quarter for Nebraska







Welcome to Axtell ...

The village of Axtell is located in Kearney County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Axtell has a population of 763 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Axtell.

Axtell is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Axtell is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Axtell: (308)

The ZIP code for Axtell: 68924<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Axtell had an population of 763 people. This is an increase of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Axtell had a population of 726 people (or 11.19% of the total population of Kearney County). This makes Axtell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Axtell represents 0.04% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 726 people, the population of Axtell increased 4.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 696 people).

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

Communities Also Named Axtell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Axtell - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Axtell ...

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

  • Kearney
  • Holdrege
  • Minden
  • Loomis
  • Wilcox
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilcox
    • Wilcox lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Axtell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 349 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilcox have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilcox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilcox<6>
  • Hildreth
  • Funk
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Funk
    • Funk lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Axtell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Funk have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Funk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Funk<6>
  • Upland
  • Atlanta
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Axtell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
  • Heartwell
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heartwell
    • Heartwell lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Axtell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heartwell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heartwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heartwell<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Axtell. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Axtell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axtell ...

Looking for more information about Axtell? 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 Axtell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Axtell.

Adding Axtell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Axtell 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 Axtell was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Axtell on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1912).

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

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

The official website for Kearney County: www.kearneycounty.ne.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Kearney, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Axtell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Axtell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Axtell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Axtell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Axtell) 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 Axtell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AxtellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4804, Longitude: -99.1267    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




 

 

 

Copyright 2023
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 31 Jan 2023