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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 2018, Axtell has a population of 752 people<1> (see below for details).

Axtell is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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

Axtell lies within the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Axtell: 68924<3>

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 (which had a count of 696 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Axtell had an population of 752 people. This is an increase of 3.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Axtell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kearney   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Axtell

Located in Buffalo County

Holdrege   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Axtell

Located in Phelps County

Minden   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Axtell

Hildreth   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Axtell

Located in Franklin County

Wilcox   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Axtell

Funk   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Axtell

Located in Phelps County

Upland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Axtell

Located in Franklin County

Atlanta   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Axtell

Located in Phelps County

Heartwell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Axtell

Norman   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Axtell

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Axtell. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kearney County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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>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).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Axtell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4804, Longitude: -99.1267     [Map].

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