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Hayes Center, Nebraska

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The location of Hayes Center

Welcome to Hayes Center ...

The village of Hayes Center is located in Hayes County and is the County Seat for Hayes County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hayes Center: Hayes Ctr. (or less commonly used: Hayes Cen., Hayes Cent. or Hayes Cntr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hayes Center for more information about variations on the name of Hayes Center.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hayes Center has a population of 201 people<2> (see below for details).

Hayes Center is 3,040 feet [927 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hayes Center is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hayes Center (for example, toward Imperial), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Hayes Center is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hayes Center had a population of 214 people (which is 22.13% of the total population of Hayes County). This makes Hayes Center the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hayes Center represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 214 people, the population of Hayes Center decreased 10.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 240 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hayes Center had an population of 201 people. This is a decrease of 6.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hayes Center.

Communities near Hayes Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wauneta   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hayes Center

Located in Chase County

Palisade   [Map]

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

Hamlet   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hayes Center

Beverly   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Hayes Center

Located in Hitchcock County

Catherine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hayes Center

Located in Chase County

Blanche   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hayes Center

Located in Chase County

Dickens   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln County

Culbertson   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hayes Center

Located in Hitchcock County

Wellfleet   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hayes Center

Located in Lincoln County

Maywood   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hayes Center

Located in Frontier County

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

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 Hayes Center. 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 Hayes Center. 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 Hayes Center. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hayes Center ...

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

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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 Hayes Center.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hayes Center - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hayes Center) 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 Hayes Center. 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 Hayes Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hayes Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5115, Longitude: -101.0205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hayes Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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