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Foster, Nebraska

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The location of Foster

Welcome to Foster ...

The village of Foster is located in Pierce County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Foster has a population of 51 people<2> (see below for details).

Foster is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Foster had a population of 51 people. This makes Foster the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 51 people, the population of Foster decreased 19.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 63 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Foster had an population of 51 people (or a decrease of 19.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Foster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Foster and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2018
Battle Creek   [Map]   1,202   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Creighton   [Map]   1,094   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hadar   [Map]   300   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meadow Grove   [Map]   294   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Osmond   [Map]   751   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pierce   [Map]   1,726   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Foster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Foster - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See 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 Foster. 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 Foster. 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 Foster.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foster ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Pierce County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce 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 Foster.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foster - 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 '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- Foster) 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 Foster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2747, Longitude: -97.6651     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Foster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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