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The location of Ruby













Welcome to Ruby ...

Ruby is located in Seward County.

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

Ruby is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ruby: (402) and (531)<3>

Communities near Ruby ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ruby and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Crossing   [Map]   409   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crete   [Map]   7,160   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dorchester   [Map]   581   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Friend   [Map]   984   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   284,736   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Malcolm   [Map]   399   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ruby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Ruby - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington (4) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Ruby. 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 Ruby. 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 Ruby.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruby ...

Looking for more information about Ruby? 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.

Looking for more information about Ruby? 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 Ruby, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ruby.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Seward County: www.connectseward.org/cgov/

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

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

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ruby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8314, Longitude: -97.0770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ruby.

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