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Elm Creek, Nebraska

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The location of Elm Creek

Welcome to Elm Creek ...

The village of Elm Creek is located in Buffalo County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Elm Creek: Elm Crk. (or less commonly used: Elm Ck. or Elm Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Elm Creek has a population of 948 people<2> (see below for details).

Elm Creek is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Elm Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Elm Creek: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elm Creek had a population of 901 people. This makes Elm Creek the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Elm Creek represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 901 people, the population of Elm Creek has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 894 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Elm Creek had an population of 948 people. This is an increase of 5.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.04% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elm Creek.

Communities near Elm Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kearney   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Elm Creek

Lexington   [Map]

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

Located in Dawson County

Holdrege   [Map]

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

Located in Phelps County

Bertrand   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Elm Creek

Located in Phelps County

Overton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Elm Creek

Located in Dawson County

Loomis   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Elm Creek

Located in Phelps County

Amherst   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elm Creek

Sumner   [Map]

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

Located in Dawson County

Funk   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Elm Creek

Located in Phelps County

Riverdale   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Elm Creek

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

Communities Also Named Elm Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Elm Creek - they are located in Kansas (4), Manitoba and Texas (2).

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

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 Elm Creek. 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 Elm Creek. 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 Elm Creek. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elm Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Elm Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elm Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7201, Longitude: -99.3756     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elm Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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