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Firth, Nebraska

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The location of Firth

Welcome to Firth ...

The village of Firth is located in Lancaster County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Firth has a population of 599 people<2> (see below for details).

Firth is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Firth: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Firth had a population of 590 people. This makes Firth the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Firth represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 177th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 590 people, the population of Firth increased 4.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 564 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Firth had an population of 599 people. This is an increase of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Firth ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Firth

Beatrice   [Map]

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

Located in Gage County

Crete   [Map]

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

Located in Saline County

Hickman   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Firth

Wilber   [Map]

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

Located in Saline County

Bennet   [Map]

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

Adams   [Map]

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

Located in Gage County

Palmyra   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Firth

Located in Otoe County

De Witt   [Map]

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

Located in Saline County

Cortland   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Firth

Located in Gage County

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

Communities Also Named Firth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Firth - they are located in Idaho and Missouri.

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

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 Firth. 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 Firth. 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 Firth.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Firth ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Lancaster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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 Firth.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Firth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Firth) 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 Firth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Firth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Firth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5349, Longitude: -96.6051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Firth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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