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Welcome to Blue Springs ...

The city of Blue Springs is located in Gage County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Blue Springs: Blue Spgs. (or less commonly used: Blue Spngs. or Blue Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blue Springs has a population of 317 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Blue Springs is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Blue Springs: (402) and (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Blue Springs: 68318<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blue Springs had an population of 317 people. This is a decrease of 4.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Springs had a population of 331 people. This makes Blue Springs the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Blue Springs represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 331 people, the population of Blue Springs decreased 13.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 383 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Springs.

Adding Blue Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blue Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Blue Springs was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blue Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Blue Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Blue Springs - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida (3), Georgia (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ontario, Tennessee (4), Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Blue Springs ...

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

  • Beatrice [Gage County]
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    • Beatrice [Gage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Blue Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,264 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatrice have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beatrice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beatrice<8>
  • Odell [Gage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odell
    • Odell [Gage County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Blue Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odell<8>
  • Diller [Jefferson County]
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    • Diller [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Blue Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diller have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diller
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diller<8>
  • Pickrell [Gage County]
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    • Pickrell [Gage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Blue Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickrell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickrell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickrell<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Summerfield [Marshall County]
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      • Summerfield [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<8>
    • Filley [Gage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Filley
      • Filley [Gage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Filley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Filley<8>
    • Barneston [Gage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barneston
      • Barneston [Gage County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barneston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barneston<8>
    • Burchard [Pawnee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burchard
      • Burchard [Pawnee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 74 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burchard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burchard<8>
    • Liberty [Gage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Gage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<8>
    • Oketo [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oketo
      • Oketo [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oketo

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Blue Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Gage County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gage County: www.co.gage.ne.us/

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 Gage, 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 Blue Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>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 Blue Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Blue Springs) 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 Blue Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1395, Longitude: -96.6620    
<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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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