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Welcome to Harrison ...

The village of Harrison is located in Sioux County<1> and is the County Seat for Sioux County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrison has a population of 222 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Harrison is 4,870 feet [1,484 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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).

The telephone area code for Harrison: (308)

The ZIP code for Harrison: 69346<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 222 people. This is a decrease of 11.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.43% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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

Adding Harrison to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrison 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 Harrison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Harrison ...

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

  • Van Tassell [Niobrara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Tassell
    • Van Tassell [Niobrara County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Tassell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Van Tassell<6>
  • Kirtley [Niobrara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirtley
    • Kirtley [Niobrara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrison
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirtley
  • Montrose [Sioux County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
    • Montrose [Sioux County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Horn [Dawes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horn
    • Horn [Dawes County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crawford [Dawes County]
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      • Crawford [Dawes County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 905 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<6>
    • Ardmore [Fall River County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Fall River County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Belmont [Dawes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Dawes County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jay Em [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jay Em
      • Jay Em [Goshen County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jay Em
    • Lusk [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lusk
      • Lusk [Niobrara County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the west of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,474 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lusk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lusk<6>
    • Whitney [Dawes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitney
      • Whitney [Dawes County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitney have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitney<6>

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 Harrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrison.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Harrison.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harrison. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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.

The official website for Sioux County: www.co.sioux.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 Sioux, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrison.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Harrison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harrison) 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 Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6886, Longitude: -103.8830    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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