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Imperial, Nebraska

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The location of Imperial

Welcome to Imperial ...

The city of Imperial is located in Chase County and is the County Seat for Chase County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Imperial has a population of 2,074 people<2> (see below for details).

Imperial is 3,280 feet [1,000 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Imperial is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Imperial lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Imperial lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Imperial had a population of 2,071 people (or 52.22% of the total population of Chase County). This makes Imperial the county's most populous community.

The population of Imperial represents 0.11% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,071 people, the population of Imperial increased 4.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,982 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Imperial had an population of 2,074 people. This is an increase of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Imperial ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wauneta   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Imperial

Lamar   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Imperial

Champion   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Imperial

Enders   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Imperial

Crete   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Imperial

Ough   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Imperial

Located in Dundy County

Blanche   [Map]

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

Catherine   [Map]

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

Grant   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of Imperial

Located in Perkins County

Hamlet   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Imperial

Located in Hayes County

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

Communities Also Named Imperial ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Imperial - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Imperial ...

Official Website:

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 Imperial. 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 Imperial. 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 Imperial. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Imperial ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Chase County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Imperial:

The official website for Chase County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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 Imperial.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Imperial. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5159, Longitude: -101.6381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Imperial have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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