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Welcome to Rushville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rushville has a population of 873 people<2> (see below for details).

Rushville is 3,730 feet [1,137 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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

Rushville is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rushville had an population of 873 people. This is a decrease of 1.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rushville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bordeaux - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Chadron   [Map]   5,648   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clinton   [Map]   40   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gordon   [Map]   1,545   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hay Springs   [Map]   545   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whiteclay   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

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 Rushville. 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 Rushville. 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 Rushville. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Sheridan County

About Nebraska

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>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 Rushville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rushville - 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' (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- Rushville) 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 Rushville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rushville

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rushville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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