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North Platte, Nebraska
Welcome to North Platte ...
The location of North Platte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for North Platte: N. Platte
From the Census Estimates for 2017, North Platte has a population of 23,888 people<2> (see below for details).
North Platte is 2,800 feet [853 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of North Platte is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: North Platte lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from North Platte (for example, toward Paxton), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
North Platte is located in the (308) area code.
The ZIP codes for North Platte: 69101, 69103<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, North Platte had a population of 24,733 people (or 68.16% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes North Platte the county's most populous community.
The population of North Platte represents 1.35% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,733 people, the population of North Platte increased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,878 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, North Platte had an population of 23,888 people. This is a decrease of 3.42% since the 2010 Census.
More information can be found on the Census Page for North Platte.
Communities near North Platte ...
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 North Platte and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for North Platte.
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Websites for North Platte ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Platte ...
Looking for more information about North Platte? 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 North Platte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Platte.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for North Platte: www.ci.north-platte.ne.us/
The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019