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Burwell, Nebraska

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The location of Burwell

Welcome to Burwell ...

The city of Burwell is located in Garfield County and is the County Seat for Garfield County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Burwell has a population of 1,178 people<2> (see below for details).

Burwell is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Burwell is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Burwell: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burwell had a population of 1,210 people (which is 59.05% of the total population of Garfield County). This makes Burwell the county's most populous community.

The population of Burwell represents 0.07% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,210 people, the population of Burwell increased 7.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,130 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Burwell had an population of 1,178 people. This is a decrease of 2.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Burwell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ord   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Burwell

Located in Valley County

Sargent   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Burwell

Located in Custer County

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Burwell

Located in Loup County

Comstock   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Burwell

Located in Custer County

Elyria   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burwell

Located in Valley County

Gables   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Burwell

Wescott   [Map]

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

Located in Custer County

Almeria   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of Burwell

Located in Loup County

Ericson   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of Burwell

Located in Wheeler County

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of Burwell

Located in Valley County

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

Communities Also Named Burwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Burwell - they are located in California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

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 Burwell. 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 Burwell. 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 Burwell. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burwell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burwell. 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 Burwell.

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burwell) 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 Burwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7800, Longitude: -99.1342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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