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The location of Paxton

Welcome to Paxton ...

The village of Paxton is located in Keith County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Paxton has a population of 492 people<2> (see below for details).

Paxton is 3,060 feet [933 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Paxton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Paxton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Paxton (for example, toward Sutherland), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Paxton is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paxton had a population of 523 people (which is 6.25% of the total population of Keith County). This makes Paxton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Paxton represents 0.03% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 523 people, the population of Paxton decreased 14.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 614 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Paxton had an population of 492 people. This is a decrease of 5.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.87% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Paxton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ogallala   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Paxton

Sutherland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Paxton

Located in Lincoln County

Hershey   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Paxton

Located in Lincoln County

Elsie   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Paxton

Located in Perkins County

Roscoe   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Paxton

Keystone   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Paxton

Grainton   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of Paxton

Located in Perkins County

Madrid   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paxton

Located in Perkins County

Wallace   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Paxton

Located in Lincoln County

Birdwood   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of Paxton

Located in Lincoln County

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

Communities Also Named Paxton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Paxton - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Paxton. 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 Paxton. 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 Paxton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paxton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Keith County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Keith 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 Paxton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paxton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paxton) 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 Paxton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paxton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paxton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1229, Longitude: -101.3556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paxton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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