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Mitchell, Nebraska

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The location of Mitchell

Welcome to Mitchell ...

The city of Mitchell is located in Scotts Bluff County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mitchell has a population of 1,641 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Mitchell: (308)

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mitchell had an population of 1,641 people. This is a decrease of 3.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.38% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mitchell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Scottsbluff   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Mitchell

Gering   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mitchell

Terrytown   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mitchell

Morrill   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Mitchell

Minatare   [Map]

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

Lyman   [Map]

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

Melbeta   [Map]

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

Henry   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Mitchell

Located in Furnas County

Haig   [Map]

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

Scoville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mitchell

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

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 Mitchell. 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 Mitchell. 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 Mitchell. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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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 Mitchell.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mitchell - 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 obstructions 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mitchell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9427, Longitude: -103.8098     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mitchell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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