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Welcome to Grainton ...

The village of Grainton is located in Perkins County.

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

Grainton is 3,290 feet [1,003 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Grainton is about ½ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Grainton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Grainton (for example, toward Wallace), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Grainton lies within the (308) area code.

Communities near Grainton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wallace   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Grainton

Located in Lincoln County

Madrid   [Map]

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

Elsie   [Map]

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

Dickens   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln County

Blanche   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Grainton

Located in Chase County

Catherine   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Grainton

Located in Chase County

Paxton   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Grainton

Located in Keith County

Grant   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of Grainton

Somerset   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of Grainton

Located in Lincoln County

Sarben   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of Grainton

Located in Keith County

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

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 Grainton. 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 Grainton. 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 Grainton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grainton ...

Looking for more information about Grainton? 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.

Looking for more information about Grainton? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grainton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grainton.

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About Perkins County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perkins County: www.co.perkins.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

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

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<3>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- Grainton) 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 Grainton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grainton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grainton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8231, Longitude: -101.2874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grainton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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