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Nantasket, Nebraska

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Welcome to Nantasket ...

So far, we have found very little information about Nantasket. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Nantasket to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Nantasket, please Contact Us.

Nantasket would have been located within present day Buffalo County.

The location of Nantasket has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Nantasket is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Nantasket was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Nantasket would have been located in the (308) area code.

Communities near Nantasket ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nantasket and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ashton   [Map]   189   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cairo   [Map]   796   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dannebrog   [Map]   300   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Howard City   [Map]   188   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Litchfield   [Map]   256   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Nantasket ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Nantasket - it's located in Massachusetts.

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

See 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 Nantasket. 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 Nantasket. 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 Nantasket.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Buffalo County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Buffalo County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Nantasket, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nantasket - 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 '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- Nantasket) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nantasket. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0278, Longitude: -98.8587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nantasket have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nantasket.

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