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Kimball, Nebraska

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Welcome to Kimball ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kimball has a population of 2,360 people<1> (see below for details).

Kimball is 4,720 feet [1,439 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Kimball is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Kimball: (308)

The ZIP code for Kimball: 69145<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kimball had a population of 2,496 people (or 65.32% of the total population of Kimball County). This makes Kimball the county's most populous community.

The population of Kimball represents 0.14% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,496 people, the population of Kimball decreased 2.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,559 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kimball had an population of 2,360 people. This is a decrease of 5.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kimball ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kimball and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2018
Brownson   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bushnell   [Map]   117   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dix   [Map]   239   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lorenzo   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Potter   [Map]   306   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kimball ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Kimball - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Kimball. 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 Kimball. 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 Kimball. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Kimball ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kimball ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Kimball County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kimball:

The official website for Kimball County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kimball.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kimball - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Kimball). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kimball or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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- Kimball) 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 Kimball. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kimball

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kimball. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2357, Longitude: -103.6630     [Map].

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