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Bellwood, Nebraska

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The location of Bellwood

Welcome to Bellwood ...

The village of Bellwood is located in Butler County.

The location of Bellwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bellwood has a population of 418 people<2> (see below for details).

Bellwood is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Bellwood: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bellwood had a population of 435 people (which is 5.18% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Bellwood the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bellwood represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 435 people, the population of Bellwood decreased 2.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 446 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bellwood had an population of 418 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bellwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Bellwood

Located in Platte County

Schuyler   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bellwood

Located in Colfax County

David City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bellwood

Osceola   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Shelby   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bellwood

Located in Polk County

Duncan   [Map]

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

Located in Platte County

Rising City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Bellwood

Platte Center   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bellwood

Located in Platte County

Brainard   [Map]

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

Ulysses   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Bellwood

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

Communities Also Named Bellwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Bellwood - they are located in Alabama (4), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Bellwood. 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 Bellwood. 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 Bellwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bellwood.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bellwood) 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 Bellwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bellwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3420, Longitude: -97.2399     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bellwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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