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Melbeta, Nebraska

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The location of Melbeta

Welcome to Melbeta ...

The village of Melbeta is located in Scotts Bluff County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Melbeta has a population of 109 people<2> (see below for details).

Melbeta is 3,820 feet [1,164 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Melbeta is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Melbeta: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Melbeta had a population of 112 people. This makes Melbeta the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Melbeta decreased 18.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 138 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Melbeta had an population of 109 people. This is a decrease of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Melbeta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Scottsbluff   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Melbeta

Gering   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Melbeta

Mitchell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Melbeta

Terrytown   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Melbeta

Bayard   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Melbeta

Located in Morrill County

McGrew   [Map]

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

Craft   [Map]

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

Located in Morrill County

Haig   [Map]

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

Atkins   [Map]

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

Located in Morrill County

Redington   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Melbeta

Located in Morrill County

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

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 Melbeta. 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 Melbeta. 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 Melbeta.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melbeta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Scotts Bluff County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scotts Bluff 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 Melbeta.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melbeta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7820, Longitude: -103.5169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Melbeta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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