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Clarks, Nebraska

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The location of Clarks

Welcome to Clarks ...

The village of Clarks is located in Merrick County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clarks has a population of 345 people<2> (see below for details).

Clarks is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clarks is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarks had a population of 369 people. This makes Clarks the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Clarks represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 234th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 369 people, the population of Clarks increased 2.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 361 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clarks had an population of 345 people. This is a decrease of 6.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Clarks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Central City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Clarks

Fullerton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clarks

Located in Nance County

Stromsburg   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Genoa   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Clarks

Located in Nance County

Osceola   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Clarks

Located in Polk County

Silver Creek   [Map]

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

Polk   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Marquette   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Clarks

Located in Hamilton County

Benedict   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clarks

Located in York County

Hordville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Clarks

Located in Hamilton County

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

Communities Also Named Clarks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Clarks - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (3), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nevada (3), Ohio (4), Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Clarks. 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 Clarks. 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 Clarks. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarks ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarks - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Clarks) 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 Clarks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2163, Longitude: -97.8395     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clarks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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