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Harrison, Nebraska

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The location of Harrison

Welcome to Harrison ...

The village of Harrison is located in Sioux County and is the County Seat for Sioux County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Harrison has a population of 227 people<2> (see below for details).

Harrison is 4,870 feet [1,484 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Harrison is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel south from Harrison (for example, toward Henry), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Harrison is within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 251 people (or 19.15% of the total population of Sioux County). This makes Harrison the county's most populous community.

The population of Harrison represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 251 people, the population of Harrison decreased 10.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 279 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 227 people. This is a decrease of 9.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Harrison ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Van Tassell   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Harrison

Located in Niobrara County (WY)

Kirtley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Harrison

Located in Niobrara County (WY)

Montrose   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Harrison

Horn   [Map]

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

Located in Dawes County

Crawford   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of Harrison

Located in Dawes County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Harrison

Located in Fall River County (SD)

Belmont   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of Harrison

Located in Dawes County

Jay Em   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Harrison

Located in Goshen County (WY)

Lusk   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of Harrison

Located in Niobrara County (WY)

Whitney   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the East (E) of Harrison

Located in Dawes County

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

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Harrison. 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 Harrison. 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 Harrison. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Nebraska:

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 Harrison.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Harrison) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harrison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6881, Longitude: -103.8825     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harrison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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