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Loup City, Nebraska

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Welcome to Loup City (aka 'Loup') ...

The city of Loup City is located in Sherman County and is the County Seat for Sherman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Loup City has a population of 991 people<1> (see below for details).

Loup City is 2,070 feet [631 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Loup City: (308)

The ZIP code for Loup City: 68853<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loup City had a population of 1,029 people (or 32.65% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Loup City the county's most populous community.

The population of Loup City represents 0.06% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,029 people, the population of Loup City increased 3.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 996 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Loup City had an population of 991 people. This is a decrease of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Loup City.

Communities near Loup City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the North (N) of Loup City

Ravenna   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Loup City

Located in Buffalo County

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Loup City

Located in Valley County

North Loup   [Map]

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

Located in Valley County

Scotia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Loup City

Located in Greeley County

Litchfield   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Loup City

Howard City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Loup City

Located in Howard County

Ashton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Loup City

Mason City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Loup City

Located in Custer County

Farwell   [Map]

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

Located in Howard County

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

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 Loup City. 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 Loup City. 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 Loup City. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loup City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Sherman County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sherman 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 Loup City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loup City - 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 Loup City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loup City 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loup City) 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 Loup City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loup City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loup City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2769, Longitude: -98.9673     [Map].

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