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Located in: Furnas County (see below)

Time Zone: Precept lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (308)

Elevation: 2,100 feet [640.08 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Precept. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0678, Longitude: -99.7332     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Precept have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   40° 4' 4"
Lon:   -99° 43' 59"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Precept

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Precept

GNIS ID:   835421
FIPS State / Place Code:   31 / 40290

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Precept)


About Furnas County

The community of Beaver City is the County Seat for Furnas County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Furnas)

Population

2017:<4>     4,780   (3.61% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     4,959   (6.86% decrease since 2000)
2000:     5,324

Total Area:<5>   720 sq. miles [1,866.5 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   2,721

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Furnas

GNIS ID:   835854
FIPS State / County Code:   31 / 065

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Precept)


About Nebraska

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,920,076   (5.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     1,826,341   (6.72% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,711,263

Websites for State of Nebraska

Official Website:   www.nebraska.gov/
Tourism:   https://visitnebraska.com/
Parks:   outdoornebraska.gov/parks/
Fishing:   outdoornebraska.gov/fishing/
Hunting:   outdoornebraska.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Nebraska

GNIS ID:   1779792
FIPS State:   31

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Precept)

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Precept - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Precept, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Precept.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Precept. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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