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The location of Funk

Welcome to Funk ...

The village of Funk is located in Phelps County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Funk has a population of 183 people<2> (see below for details).

Funk is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Funk is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Funk: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Funk had a population of 194 people. This makes Funk the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Funk represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 341st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 194 people, the population of Funk decreased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 204 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Funk had an population of 183 people. This is a decrease of 5.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.29% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Funk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kearney   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Funk

Located in Buffalo County

Holdrege   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Funk

Minden   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Funk

Located in Kearney County

Elm Creek   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Funk

Located in Buffalo County

Axtell   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Funk

Located in Kearney County

Loomis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Funk

Hildreth   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Funk

Located in Franklin County

Wilcox   [Map]

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

Located in Kearney County

Atlanta   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Funk

Huntley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Funk

Located in Harlan County

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

Communities Also Named Funk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Funk - they are located in Minnesota and Ohio (2).

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

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 Funk. 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 Funk. 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 Funk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Funk ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Funk.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Funk - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Funk) 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 Funk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Funk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Funk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4631, Longitude: -99.2508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Funk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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