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Welcome to Cowles ...

The village of Cowles is located in Webster County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cowles has a population of 28 people<2> (see below for details).

Cowles is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cowles had a population of 30 people. This makes Cowles the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30 people, the population of Cowles decreased 37.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 48 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cowles had an population of 28 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 41.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cowles ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Red Cloud   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Cowles

Blue Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Cowles

Campbell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cowles

Located in Franklin County

Lawrence   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cowles

Located in Nuckolls County

Bladen   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cowles

Guide Rock   [Map]

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

Ayr   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Cowles

Located in Adams County

Riverton   [Map]

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

Located in Franklin County

Amboy   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Cowles

Pawnee Village   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Cowles

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

Communities Also Named Cowles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cowles - they are located in California and New Mexico.

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

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 Cowles. 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 Cowles. 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 Cowles.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowles ...

Looking for more information about Cowles? 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.

Looking for more information about Cowles? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cowles, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cowles.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Webster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Webster County: www.co.webster.ne.us/

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

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 Cowles.

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

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Cowles) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cowles. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cowles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1715, Longitude: -98.4489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cowles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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