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Litchfield, Nebraska

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The location of Litchfield

Welcome to Litchfield ...

The village of Litchfield is located in Sherman County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Litchfield has a population of 252 people<2> (see below for details).

Litchfield is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Litchfield is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Litchfield lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Litchfield had a population of 262 people (which is 8.31% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Litchfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Litchfield represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 294th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 262 people, the population of Litchfield decreased 6.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 280 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Litchfield had an population of 252 people. This is a decrease of 3.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Litchfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Litchfield

Ravenna   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Litchfield

Located in Buffalo County

Loup City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Litchfield

Ansley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Litchfield

Located in Custer County

Pleasanton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Litchfield

Located in Buffalo County

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Litchfield

Located in Valley County

Ashton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Litchfield

Mason City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Litchfield

Located in Custer County

Rockville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Litchfield

Hazard   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Litchfield

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

Communities Also Named Litchfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Litchfield - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Virginia.

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

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 Litchfield. 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 Litchfield. 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 Litchfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Litchfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Litchfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Litchfield - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Litchfield) 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 Litchfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Litchfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Litchfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1560, Longitude: -99.1531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Litchfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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