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1890 Communities Near Niobrara ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Niobrara had a population of 633 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, Niobrara had a population of 346 people.

Avon (SD)   (Bon Homme County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 596 people in 2017)
 - Avon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bazile Mills   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - Bazile Mills had no post office or railroad service
 
Bazile Mills   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 276 people (with 29 people in 2017)
 - Bazile Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bloomfield   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Niobrara
 - Bloomfield had no post office or railroad service
 
Bloomfield   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Niobrara
 - Bloomfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Creighton   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - Creighton had no post office or railroad service
 
Creighton   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 822 people (with 1,102 people in 2017)
 - Creighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Dorsey   (Holt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Niobrara
 - Dorsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dorsey   (Holt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Niobrara
 - Dorsey had no post office or railroad service
 
Dukeville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Niobrara
 - Dukeville had no post office or railroad service
 
Dukeville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Niobrara
 - Dukeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenwood (SD)   (Charles Mix County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 7 people in 2014)
 - Greenwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynch   (Boyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Niobrara
 - Lynch had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - niobrara had no post office or railroad service
 
Pishelville   (Knox County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pishelville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Pishelville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - Sparta had no post office or railroad service
 
Springfield (SD)   (Bon Homme County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 1,942 people in 2017)
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Star   (Holt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Niobrara
 - Star had no post office or railroad service
 
Star   (Holt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Niobrara
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor (SD)   (Bon Homme County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 409 people in 2017)
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyndall (SD)   (Bon Homme County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Niobrara
 - 1895 population of 509 people (with 1,044 people in 2017)
 - Tyndall had a post office and railroad service
 
Venus   (Knox County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Venus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Niobrara
 - Venus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verdigre   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Niobrara
 - Verdigre had railroad service and no post office
 
Walnut   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Niobrara
 - Walnut had no post office or railroad service
 
Winnetoon   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - Winnetoon had no post office or railroad service
 
Winnetoon   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Niobrara
 - Winnetoon had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Knox County: www.co.knox.ne.us/

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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 Niobrara, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Niobrara. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Niobrara) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Niobrara. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Niobrara

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Niobrara. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7500, Longitude: -98.0314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Niobrara have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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