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Shelton, Nebraska

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The location of Shelton

Welcome to Shelton ...

The village of Shelton is primarily located in Buffalo County. A portion of Shelton extends into Hall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Shelton has a population of 1,055 people<2> (see below for details).

Shelton is 2,010 feet [613 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Shelton is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shelton had a population of 1,059 people. This makes Shelton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Shelton represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,059 people, the population of Shelton decreased 7.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,140 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Shelton had an population of 1,055 people. This is a decrease of 0.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Shelton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kearney   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Shelton

Gibbon   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Shelton

Ravenna   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Shelton

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shelton

Located in Hall County

Kenesaw   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Shelton

Located in Adams County

Doniphan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Shelton

Located in Hall County

Juniata   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shelton

Located in Adams County

Cairo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Shelton

Located in Hall County

Alda   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shelton

Located in Hall County

Prosser   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shelton

Located in Adams County

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

Communities Also Named Shelton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Shelton - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Shelton. 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 Shelton. 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 Shelton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Buffalo County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buffalo County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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 Shelton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shelton - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shelton) 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 Shelton. 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 Shelton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shelton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7788, Longitude: -98.7306     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shelton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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