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Welcome to Harvard ...

The city of Harvard is located in Clay County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Harvard has a population of 968 people<2> (see below for details).

Harvard is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Harvard: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harvard had a population of 1,013 people (which is 15.48% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Harvard the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Harvard represents 0.06% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,013 people, the population of Harvard increased 1.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 998 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Harvard had an population of 968 people. This is a decrease of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Harvard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hastings   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Harvard

Located in Adams County

Aurora   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Harvard

Located in Hamilton County

Sutton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Harvard

Henderson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Harvard

Located in York County

Doniphan   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Harvard

Located in Hall County

Clay Center   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Harvard

Edgar   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Harvard

Fairfield   [Map]

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

Giltner   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Harvard

Located in Hamilton County

Glenvil   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Harvard

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

Communities Also Named Harvard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Harvard - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Texas.

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

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 Harvard. 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 Harvard. 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 Harvard. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harvard ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Clay County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harvard.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harvard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harvard) 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 Harvard. 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 Harvard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harvard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6201, Longitude: -98.0961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harvard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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