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Welcome to Cozad ...

The city of Cozad is located in Dawson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cozad has a population of 3,782 people<2> (see below for details).

Cozad is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Cozad is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Cozad is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cozad had a population of 3,977 people (which is 16.35% of the total population of Dawson County). This makes Cozad the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cozad represents 0.22% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,977 people, the population of Cozad decreased 4.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,163 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cozad had an population of 3,782 people. This is a decrease of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cozad ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Cozad

Gothenburg   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cozad

Elwood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Cozad

Located in Gosper County

Eustis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Cozad

Located in Frontier County

Farnam   [Map]

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

Willow Island   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Cozad

Darr   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cozad

Eddyville   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cozad

Brady   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cozad

Located in Lincoln County

Oconto   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cozad

Located in Custer County

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

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 Cozad. 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 Cozad. 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 Cozad. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cozad ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Dawson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dawson County: www.dawsoncountyne.net/

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 Cozad.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cozad - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cozad) 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 Cozad. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cozad

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cozad. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8628, Longitude: -99.9871     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cozad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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