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Northport, Nebraska

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The location of Northport

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Northport.

This page contains six sections:

Around Northport ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Scottsbluff. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northwest of Northport. Scottsbluff has a population of 14,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gering. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Northport and has a population of 8,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Northport and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Alliance   [Map]   8,164   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bayard   [Map]   1,140   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   1,520   SW   Less than 2 miles
Dalton   [Map]   299   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dix   [Map]   241   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hemingford   [Map]   781   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kimball   [Map]   2,361   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lodgepole   [Map]   301   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Minatare   [Map]   803   W   23 miles [37 km]
Mitchell   [Map]   1,660   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Morrill   [Map]   908   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   814   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Potter   [Map]   320   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sidney   [Map]   6,620   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Terrytown   [Map]   1,185   W   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Angora   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Berea   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Broadwater   [Map]   121   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brownson   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cisco   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Craft   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   202   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Haig   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   ---   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lakeside   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lisco   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
McGrew   [Map]   103   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Melbeta   [Map]   110   W   23 miles [37 km]
Redington   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunol   [Map]   ---   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Northport, please visit our County-by-County Page for Northport.

Morrill County ...

Northport is located in Morrill County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Morrill County: Box Butte, Cheyenne, Garden, Scotts Bluff & Sheridan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Northport ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Northport.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Northport. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Northport. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Northport ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Northport.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Alliance Muni. (AIA/KAIA)   [Map]   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Western Nebraska Rgnl.  (BFF/KBFF)   [Map]   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sidney Muni. (SNY/KSNY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Garden Co. Airport (FAA ID: OKS)   [Map]   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Kimball Muni. (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Northport.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Northport. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   SW   150 miles [241.4 km]
City of Colorado Springs Muni.  (COS/KCOS)   [Map]   SSW   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Alliance Muni. (AIA/KAIA)   [Map]   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Western Nebraska Rgnl.  (BFF/KBFF)   [Map]   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sidney Muni. (SNY/KSNY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Garden Co. Airport (FAA ID: OKS)   [Map]   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Kimball Muni. (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Billy G. Ray Fld. (FAA ID: CNP)   [Map]   SE   52 miles [83.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
City of Colorado Springs Muni.   (COS/KCOS)   [Map]
  Website for City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Alliance Muni.   (AIA/KAIA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Western Nebraska Rgnl.   (BFF/KBFF)   [Map]
  Website for Western Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Chadron Muni.   (CDR/KCDR)   [Map]
  Website for Chadron Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Cheyenne Rgnl.   (CYS/KCYS)   [Map]
  Website for Cheyenne Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sidney Muni.   (SNY/KSNY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kimball Muni.   (ICAO: KIBM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Morrill County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northport.

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- Northport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6822, Longitude: -103.0874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Northport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Northport), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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