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Welcome to Friend ...
The city of Friend is located in Saline County.
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Friend has a population of 978 people<1> (see below for details).
Friend is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Friend lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Friend: (402) & (531)<3>
The ZIP code for Friend: 68359<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Friend had a population of 1,027 people (or 7.23% of the total population of Saline County). This makes Friend the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Friend represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,027 people, the population of Friend decreased 12.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,174 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Friend had an population of 978 people. This is a decrease of 4.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.7% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Friend.
Communities near Friend ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Friend and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Friend.
Communities Also Named Friend ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Friend - they are located in Colorado, Kansas (2), New York, Oregon and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Friend.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Friend:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friend ...
Looking for more information about Friend? 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 Friend, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Friend.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saline County: www.co.saline.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019