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Welcome to Nelson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Nelson has a population of 459 people<1> (see below for details).
Nelson is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Nelson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Nelson: (402) & (531)<3>
The ZIP code for Nelson: 68961<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nelson had a population of 488 people (which is 10.84% of the total population of Nuckolls County). This makes Nelson the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Nelson represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 488 people, the population of Nelson decreased 16.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 587 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nelson had an population of 459 people. This is a decrease of 5.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.81% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nelson.
Communities near Nelson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Nelson and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Nelson.
Communities Also Named Nelson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 52 communities that are also named Nelson - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nelson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Nelson:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nelson ...
Looking for more information about Nelson? 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 Nelson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nelson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019