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Bassett, Nebraska

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Welcome to Bassett ...

The city of Bassett is located in Rock County and is the County Seat for Rock County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bassett has a population of 543 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Area codes for Bassett: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Bassett: 68714<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bassett had a population of 619 people (or 40.56% of the total population of Rock County). This makes Bassett the county's most populous community.

The population of Bassett represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 619 people, the population of Bassett decreased 16.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 743 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bassett had an population of 543 people. This is a decrease of 12.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bassett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ainsworth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Bassett

Located in Brown County

Long Pine   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Bassett

Located in Brown County

Springview   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bassett

Located in Keya Paha County

Newport   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Bassett

Mariaville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bassett

Meadville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bassett

Located in Keya Paha County

Stuart   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of Bassett

Located in Holt County

Burton   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Bassett

Located in Keya Paha County

Mills   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of Bassett

Located in Keya Paha County

Johnstown   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of Bassett

Located in Brown County

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

Communities Also Named Bassett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Bassett - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Bassett. 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 Bassett. 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 Bassett. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bassett:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bassett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Bassett.

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

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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 city (such as Bassett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bassett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bassett) 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 Bassett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5843, Longitude: -99.5378     [Map].

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