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Mason City, Nebraska

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The location of Mason City

Welcome to Mason City ...

The village of Mason City is located in Custer County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mason City has a population of 170 people<2> (see below for details).

Mason City is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mason City is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Mason City is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mason City had a population of 171 people. This makes Mason City the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 171 people, the population of Mason City decreased 3.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 178 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mason City had an population of 170 people. This is a decrease of 0.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mason City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Loup City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the East (E) of Mason City

Located in Sherman County

Ansley   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mason City

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mason City

Located in Valley County

Litchfield   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mason City

Located in Sherman County

Berwyn   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mason City

Hazard   [Map]

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

Located in Sherman County

Cumro   [Map]

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

Westerville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Mason City

Buckeye   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Mason City

Sartoria   [Map]

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

Located in Buffalo County

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

Communities Also Named Mason City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mason City - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mason 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 Mason 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 Mason 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 Mason City. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mason City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Custer County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Custer 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 Mason City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mason City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2222, Longitude: -99.2988     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mason City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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