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Welcome to Humboldt ...

The city of Humboldt is located in Richardson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Humboldt has a population of 808 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Humboldt is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Humboldt: (402) and (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Humboldt: 68376<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Humboldt had an population of 808 people. This is a decrease of 7.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Humboldt had a population of 877 people (which is 10.49% of the total population of Richardson County). This makes Humboldt the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Humboldt represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 877 people, the population of Humboldt decreased 6.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 941 people).

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

Adding Humboldt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Humboldt 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 Humboldt was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

Communities Also Named Humboldt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Humboldt - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nevada (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Humboldt ...

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

  • Falls City [Richardson County]
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    • Falls City [Richardson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Humboldt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls City<8>
  • Auburn [Nemaha County]
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    • Auburn [Nemaha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Humboldt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,342 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<8>
  • Sabetha [Nemaha County]
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    • Sabetha [Nemaha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Humboldt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,552 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabetha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabetha<8>
  • Tecumseh [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tecumseh
    • Tecumseh [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Humboldt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tecumseh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tecumseh<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawnee City [Pawnee County]
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      • Pawnee City [Pawnee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawnee City<8>
    • Johnson [Nemaha County]
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      • Johnson [Nemaha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson<8>
    • Table Rock [Pawnee County]
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      • Table Rock [Pawnee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Table Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Table Rock<8>
    • Verdon [Richardson County]
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      • Verdon [Richardson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verdon<8>
    • Bern [Nemaha County]
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      • Bern [Nemaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bern:
      • Basel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bern
    • Nemaha [Nemaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nemaha
      • Nemaha [Nemaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Humboldt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • Nemaha has also been known as:
      • Nemaha City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nemaha
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nemaha<8>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Humboldt. 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 Humboldt.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Humboldt. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Humboldt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Humboldt ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richardson County: www.co.richardson.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 Richardson, 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 Humboldt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Humboldt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>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 city (such as Humboldt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Humboldt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Humboldt) 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 Humboldt. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HumboldtOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Humboldt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1665, Longitude: -95.9448    
<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.
<8>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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