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Axtell, Nebraska

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Welcome to Axtell ...

The village of Axtell is located in Kearney County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Axtell has a population of 735 people<1> (see below for details).

Axtell is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<2> 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 area code for Axtell: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Axtell had a population of 726 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Axtell had an population of 735 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Axtell ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Axtell and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Atlanta   [Map]   131   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Funk   [Map]   193   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Heartwell   [Map]   70   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hildreth   [Map]   344   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holdrege   [Map]   5,555   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kearney   [Map]   33,520   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Axtell. 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 Axtell. 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 Axtell. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Axtell, 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 Axtell.

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) Axtell. 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
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
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.

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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 Axtell.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Axtell. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Axtell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4793, Longitude: -99.1286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Axtell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Axtell.