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Welcome to Elba ...

The village of Elba is located in Howard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Elba has a population of 225 people<1> (see below for details).

Elba is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Elba is located in the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Elba: 68835<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elba had a population of 215 people. This makes Elba the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Elba represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 328th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 215 people, the population of Elba decreased 11.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 243 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Elba had an population of 225 people. This is an increase of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elba ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Elba

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Elba

Located in Sherman County

Cairo   [Map]

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

Located in Hall County

Palmer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Elba

Located in Merrick County

Greeley Center   [Map]

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

Located in Greeley County

Dannebrog   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Elba

North Loup   [Map]

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

Located in Valley County

Scotia   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elba

Located in Greeley County

Wolbach   [Map]

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

Located in Greeley County

Howard City   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Elba ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Elba - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (2).

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

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 Elba. 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 Elba. 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 Elba.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elba ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elba - 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 Elba). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elba 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elba) 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 Elba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elba

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2857, Longitude: -98.5680     [Map].

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