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Welcome to Rushville ...

The city of Rushville is located in Sheridan County<1> and is the County Seat for Sheridan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rushville has a population of 879 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rushville.

Rushville is 3,730 feet [1,137 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Rushville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Rushville: (308)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rushville had an population of 879 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rushville had a population of 890 people (or 16.27% of the total population of Sheridan County). This makes Rushville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rushville represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 890 people, the population of Rushville decreased 10.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 999 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rushville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Rushville - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rushville ...

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

  • Gordon [Sheridan County]
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    • Gordon [Sheridan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rushville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,486 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordon<6>
  • Hay Springs [Sheridan County]
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    • Hay Springs [Sheridan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Rushville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hay Springs<6>
  • Clinton [Sheridan County]
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    • Clinton [Sheridan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rushville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
  • Bordeaux [Dawes County] - Historic
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    • Bordeaux [Dawes County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Rushville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bordeaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Whiteclay [Sheridan County]
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      • Whiteclay [Sheridan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Rushville
      • Whiteclay has also been known as:
      • Pine Ridge
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteclay<6>
    • Pine Ridge [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Denby [Oglala Lakota County]
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      • Denby [Oglala Lakota County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of Rushville
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    • Chadron [Dawes County]
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      • Chadron [Dawes County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the west of Rushville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,250 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chadron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadron<6>
    • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesland
      • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rushville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<6>

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 Rushville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rushville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rushville. 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 Rushville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rushville. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rushville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rushville ...

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

Adding Rushville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rushville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rushville was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

We also found Rushville on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rushville on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sheridan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rushville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rushville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Rushville) 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 Rushville. 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 RushvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rushville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7134, Longitude: -102.4668       In this case, the coordinates for Rushville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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