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Welcome to Roach ...

Roach is located in Scotts Bluff County<1>.

The location of Roach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Roach is 4,110 feet [1,253 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Roach is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: While Roach is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Roach: (308)

Communities Also Named Roach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Roach: This one is located in Scotts Bluff County and the other is located in Furnas County.

Beyond Nebraska, there are 10 communities that are also named Roach - they are located in Florida (2), Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Roach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roach.

  • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsbluff
    • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Roach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,373 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsbluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsbluff<5>
  • Gering [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gering
    • Gering [Scotts Bluff County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Roach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gering have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gering
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gering<5>
  • Torrington [Goshen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Goshen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Roach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
  • Mitchell [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
    • Mitchell [Scotts Bluff County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Roach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mitchell<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County]
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      • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,163 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrytown
    • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrill
      • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrill<5>
    • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
    • Yoder [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yoder
      • Yoder [Goshen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yoder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yoder<5>
    • Henry [Furnas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
      • Henry [Furnas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<5>
    • Stegall [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stegall
      • Stegall [Scotts Bluff County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Roach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stegall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stegall

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roach. See our Newspapers Page for Roach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roach ...

Looking for more information about Roach? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Roach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Roach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Scotts Bluff County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scotts Bluff County: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Scotts Bluff, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roach) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0222, Longitude: -103.9341       In this case, the coordinates for Roach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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