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Welcome to Cowles ...

The village of Cowles is located in Webster County<1>.

The location of Cowles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cowles has a population of 27 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cowles.

Cowles is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cowles: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cowles had an population of 27 people. This is a decrease of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 43.75% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 48 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Cowles ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cowles.

  • Red Cloud [Webster County]
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    • Red Cloud [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Cowles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cloud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Cloud<7>
  • Blue Hill [Webster County]
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    • Blue Hill [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Cowles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Hill<7>
  • Campbell [Franklin County]
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    • Campbell [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Cowles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<7>
  • Lawrence [Nuckolls County]
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    • Lawrence [Nuckolls County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Cowles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrence<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bladen [Webster County]
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      • Bladen [Webster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Cowles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladen<7>
    • Guide Rock [Webster County]
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      • Guide Rock [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Cowles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guide Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guide Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guide Rock<7>
    • Ayr [Adams County]
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      • Ayr [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Cowles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayr<7>
    • Riverton [Franklin County]
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      • Riverton [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Cowles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<7>
    • Amboy [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amboy
      • Amboy [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Cowles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amboy
    • Pawnee Village [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawnee Village
      • Pawnee Village [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Cowles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawnee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cowles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowles.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cowles.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowles. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Adding Cowles to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cowles in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cowles was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cowles on our Genealogy Page.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cowles.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cowles - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CowlesOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Cowles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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