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Welcome to Elton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Elton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Elton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Elton, please Contact Us.


Elton would have been located within present day Custer County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Elton is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Elton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Elton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Elton once stood is in the (308) area code.

Communities near Elton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Broken Bow   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Elton

Sargent   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elton

Ansley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Elton

Merna   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Elton

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Elton

Located in Valley County

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Elton

Located in Loup County

Comstock   [Map]

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

Berwyn   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Elton

Westerville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elton

Wescott   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Elton

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

Communities Also Named Elton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Elton - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Elton. 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 Elton. 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 Elton.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Custer County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Custer County: www.co.custer.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Elton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elton - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5033, Longitude: -99.4732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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