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Farwell, Nebraska

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Welcome to Farwell ...

The village of Farwell is located in Howard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Farwell has a population of 120 people<1> (see below for details).

Farwell is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Farwell: 68838<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farwell had a population of 122 people. This makes Farwell the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 122 people, the population of Farwell decreased 17.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 148 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Farwell had an population of 120 people. This is a decrease of 1.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Farwell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Farwell

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Farwell

Located in Sherman County

Ravenna   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Farwell

Located in Buffalo County

Loup City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Farwell

Located in Sherman County

Cairo   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Farwell

Located in Hall County

Palmer   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Farwell

Located in Merrick County

Dannebrog   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Farwell

Scotia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Farwell

Located in Greeley County

Wolbach   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Farwell

Located in Greeley County

Elba   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Farwell

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

Communities Also Named Farwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Farwell - they are located in California, Michigan, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas (3).

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

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 Farwell. 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 Farwell. 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 Farwell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Farwell ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Farwell.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2154, Longitude: -98.6284     [Map].

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