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Milford, Nebraska

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The location of Milford

Welcome to Milford ...

The city of Milford is located in Seward County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Milford has a population of 2,095 people<2> (see below for details).

Milford is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Milford: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milford had a population of 2,090 people (or 12.48% of the total population of Seward County). This makes Milford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Milford represents 0.11% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,090 people, the population of Milford has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,070 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Milford had an population of 2,095 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Milford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the East (E) of Milford

Located in Lancaster County

Seward   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Milford

Crete   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Milford

Located in Saline County

Friend   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Milford

Located in Saline County

Utica   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milford

Dorchester   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Milford

Located in Saline County

Beaver Crossing   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Milford

Malcolm   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milford

Located in Lancaster County

Staplehurst   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milford

Garland   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Milford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Milford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Milford. 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 Milford. 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 Milford. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milford. 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 Milford.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Milford) 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 Milford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7726, Longitude: -97.0529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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