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Welcome to Cambridge ...

The city of Cambridge is located in Furnas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cambridge has a population of 1,026 people<1> (see below for details).

Cambridge is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cambridge is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Cambridge is within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cambridge had a population of 1,063 people (which is 21.44% of the total population of Furnas County). This makes Cambridge the county's most populous community.

The population of Cambridge represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,063 people, the population of Cambridge increased 2.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,041 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cambridge had an population of 1,026 people. This is a decrease of 3.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cambridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Arapahoe   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the East (E) of Cambridge

Indianola   [Map]

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

Located in Red Willow County

Bartley   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Cambridge

Located in Red Willow County

Holbrook   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Cambridge

Wilsonville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Cambridge

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Cambridge

Located in Red Willow County

Hendley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cambridge

Orafino   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Cambridge

Located in Frontier County

Red Willow   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Cambridge

Located in Red Willow County

Beaver City   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cambridge

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

Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Cambridge - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cambridge. 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 Cambridge. 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 Cambridge. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>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- Cambridge) 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 Cambridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cambridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2841, Longitude: -100.1705     [Map].

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