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Edison, Nebraska

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Welcome to Edison ...

The village of Edison is located in Furnas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Edison has a population of 125 people<1> (see below for details).

Edison was incorporated in 1907.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Edison: Named for Edison Rohr; the son of R.H. Rohr; one of the owners of the first store.

The community of Edison is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Edison: (308)

The ZIP code for Edison: 68936<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edison had a population of 133 people. This makes Edison the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Edison decreased 13.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 154 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Edison had an population of 125 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Edison ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Arapahoe   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Edison

Oxford   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Edison

Bertrand   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Edison

Located in Phelps County

Beaver City   [Map]

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

Orleans   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edison

Located in Harlan County

Loomis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Edison

Located in Phelps County

Holbrook   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Edison

Stamford   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edison

Located in Harlan County

Atlanta   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Edison

Located in Phelps County

Hendley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Edison

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

Communities Also Named Edison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Edison - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New Jersey (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Edison. 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 Edison. 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 Edison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edison ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Furnas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Edison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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 from Point A (ie- Edison) 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 Edison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2774, Longitude: -99.7767     [Map].

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