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Welcome to Mitchell ...

The city of Mitchell is located in Scotts Bluff County<1>.

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.

  • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsbluff
    • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,373 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsbluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsbluff<6>
  • Gering [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gering
    • Gering [Scotts Bluff County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gering have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gering
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gering<6>
  • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrytown
    • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrytown
  • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrill
    • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 873 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Minatare [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minatare
      • Minatare [Scotts Bluff County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minatare
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minatare<6>
    • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County]
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      • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
    • Melbeta [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbeta
      • Melbeta [Scotts Bluff County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbeta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbeta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melbeta<6>
    • Henry [Furnas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
      • Henry [Furnas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<6>
    • Haig [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haig
      • Haig [Scotts Bluff County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Mitchell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haig
    • Scoville [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scoville
      • Scoville [Scotts Bluff County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scoville

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Scotts Bluff County

About Nebraska

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Scotts Bluff, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mitchell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mitchell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Mitchell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mitchell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mitchell) 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 Mitchell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MitchellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9428, Longitude: -103.8087    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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