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Ord, Nebraska

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The location of Ord

Welcome to Ord ...

The city of Ord is located in Valley County and is the County Seat for Valley County.

The location of Ord has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ord has a population of 2,103 people<2> (see below for details).

Ord is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ord lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ord is within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ord had a population of 2,112 people (which is 49.58% of the total population of Valley County). This makes Ord the county's most populous community.

The population of Ord represents 0.12% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,112 people, the population of Ord decreased 6.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,269 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ord had an population of 2,103 people. This is a decrease of 0.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.32% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ord.

Communities near Ord ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Arcadia   [Map]   307   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burwell   [Map]   1,191   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Comstock   [Map]   90   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elyria   [Map]   50   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ericson   [Map]   94   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horace - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ord ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ord - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Ord. 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 Ord. 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 Ord. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ord ...

Looking for more information about Ord? 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 Ord, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ord.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Valley County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Valley County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ord.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ord. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6034, Longitude: -98.9301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ord have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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