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Welcome to Guide Rock ...

The village of Guide Rock is located in Webster County<1>.

The location of Guide Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Guide Rock has a population of 200 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Guide Rock.

Guide Rock is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Guide Rock: (402) & (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Guide Rock had an population of 200 people. This is a decrease of 11.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Guide Rock had a population of 225 people (which is 5.9% of the total population of Webster County). This makes Guide Rock the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Guide Rock represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 225 people, the population of Guide Rock decreased 8.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 245 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Guide Rock.

Communities near Guide Rock ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Guide Rock.

  • Superior [Nuckolls County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
    • Superior [Nuckolls County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Guide Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Superior<7>
  • Red Cloud [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Cloud
    • Red Cloud [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Guide Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cloud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Cloud<7>
  • Blue Hill [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Hill
    • Blue Hill [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Guide Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Hill<7>
  • Nelson [Nuckolls County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson [Nuckolls County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Guide Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lawrence [Nuckolls County]
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      • Lawrence [Nuckolls County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrence<7>
    • Burr Oak [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burr Oak
      • Burr Oak [Jewell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burr Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burr Oak
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
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      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<7>
    • Cowles [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowles
      • Cowles [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowles
    • Webber [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webber
      • Webber [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webber have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webber
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webber<7>
    • Nora [Nuckolls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nora
      • Nora [Nuckolls County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Guide Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nora

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Guide Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Guide Rock.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Guide Rock. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Guide Rock.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Guide Rock. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Guide Rock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guide Rock ...

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

Adding Guide Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Guide Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Guide Rock was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Guide Rock on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Webster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Webster County: www.co.webster.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Guide Rock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Guide Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>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- Guide Rock) 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 Guide Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guide RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guide Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0737, Longitude: -98.3288       In this case, the coordinates for Guide Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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