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Welcome to Irwin ...

Irwin is located in Cherry County<1>.

The location of Irwin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Irwin is 3,440 feet [1,049 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Irwin is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Adding Irwin to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Irwin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Irwin elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Irwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Irwin - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Irwin ...

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

  • Gordon [Sheridan County]
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    • Gordon [Sheridan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Irwin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordon<6>
  • Merriman [Cherry County]
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    • Merriman [Cherry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Irwin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merriman<6>
  • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
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    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Irwin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<6>
  • Swett [Bennett County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swett
    • Swett [Bennett County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Irwin
    • Estimated population in 2014: 283 people
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Sheridan County]
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      • Clinton [Sheridan County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Irwin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Denby [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denby
      • Denby [Oglala Lakota County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northwest of Irwin
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    • Martin [Bennett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Bennett County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northeast of Irwin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<6>
    • Allen [Bennett County]
    • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Rushville [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushville
      • Rushville [Sheridan County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Irwin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rushville<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Irwin. See our Newspapers Page for Irwin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irwin ...

Looking for more information about Irwin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Irwin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Irwin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Cherry County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cherry County: www.co.cherry.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 Cherry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Irwin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8772, Longitude: -101.9549       In this case, the coordinates for Irwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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