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Broken Bow, Nebraska
Welcome to Broken Bow (aka 'Brokenbow') ...
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Broken Bow has a population of 3,534 people<1> (see below for details).
Broken Bow is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Broken Bow is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Broken Bow lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Broken Bow: (308)
The ZIP code for Broken Bow: 68822<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Broken Bow had a population of 3,559 people (which is 32.53% of the total population of Custer County). This makes Broken Bow the county's most populous community.
The population of Broken Bow represents 0.19% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,559 people, the population of Broken Bow increased 1.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,491 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Broken Bow had an population of 3,534 people. This is a decrease of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.23% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Broken Bow.
Communities near Broken Bow ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Broken Bow and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Broken Bow.
Communities Also Named Broken Bow ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Broken Bow - it's located in Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Broken Bow.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Broken Bow ...
Looking for more information about Broken Bow? 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 Broken Bow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Broken Bow.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Custer County: www.co.custer.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019