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Welcome to Gering ...
The location of Gering has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Gering has a population of 8,225 people<2> (see below for details).
Gering was established in 1887.
The community of Gering is 3,920 feet [1,195 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Gering is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Gering lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gering is within the (308) area code.
The ZIP code for Gering: 69341<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gering had a population of 8,500 people (which is 22.99% of the total population of Scotts Bluff County). This makes Gering the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Gering represents 0.47% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,500 people, the population of Gering increased 9.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,751 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gering had an population of 8,225 people. This is a decrease of 3.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gering.
Communities near Gering ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gering and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gering.
Communities Also Named Gering ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Gering: This one is located in Scotts Bluff County and the other is located in Cheyenne County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gering.
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 Gering:
Websites for Gering ...
Official Website: www.gering.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gering ...
Looking for more information about Gering? 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 Gering, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gering.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Gering: www.gering.org/
The official website for Scotts Bluff County: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019