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Welcome to Mitchell ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mitchell has a population of 1,622 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mitchell.
Mitchell is 3,950 feet [1,204 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Mitchell is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Mitchell lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mitchell is located in the (308) area code.
The ZIP code for Mitchell: 69357<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mitchell had an population of 1,622 people. This is a decrease of 4.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mitchell had a population of 1,702 people. This makes Mitchell the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Mitchell represents 0.09% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,702 people, the population of Mitchell decreased 7.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,831 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mitchell.
Communities Also Named Mitchell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Mitchell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico, New York, Ontario, Oregon (4), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mitchell.
Communities near Mitchell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mitchell.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mitchell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mitchell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mitchell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mitchell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mitchell. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mitchell.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mitchell ...
Looking for more information about Mitchell? 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 Mitchell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mitchell.
Adding Mitchell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mitchell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mitchell was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mitchell on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mitchell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Scotts Bluff County: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021