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Welcome to Humphrey ...

The city of Humphrey is located in Platte County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Humphrey has a population of 819 people<2> (see below for details).

Humphrey is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Humphrey: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Humphrey had a population of 760 people. This makes Humphrey the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Humphrey represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 760 people, the population of Humphrey decreased 3.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 786 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Humphrey had an population of 819 people. This is an increase of 7.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Humphrey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Humphrey

Madison   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Humphrey

Located in Madison County

Newman Grove   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Humphrey

Located in Madison County

Clarkson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Humphrey

Located in Colfax County

Leigh   [Map]

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

Located in Colfax County

Platte Center   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Humphrey

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Humphrey

Lindsay   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Humphrey

Creston   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Humphrey

Tarnov   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Humphrey

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

Communities Also Named Humphrey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Humphrey - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Humphrey. 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 Humphrey. 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 Humphrey. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Humphrey ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Platte County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Platte County: www.plattecounty.net/

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 Humphrey.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Humphrey - 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- Humphrey) 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 Humphrey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Humphrey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Humphrey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6887, Longitude: -97.4873     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Humphrey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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