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Welcome to Spencer ...

The village of Spencer is located in Boyd County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Spencer has a population of 423 people<1> (see below for details).

Spencer is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Spencer: (402) & (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Spencer: 68777<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spencer had a population of 455 people (or 21.68% of the total population of Boyd County). This makes Spencer the county's most populous community.

The population of Spencer represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 208th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 455 people, the population of Spencer decreased 15.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 541 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Spencer had an population of 423 people. This is a decrease of 7.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.81% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Spencer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Randall   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Spencer

Located in Gregory County (SD)

Marty   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Spencer

Located in Charles Mix County (SD)

Butte   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Spencer

Bonesteel   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Spencer

Located in Gregory County (SD)

Lynch   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Spencer

Pickstown   [Map]

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

Located in Charles Mix County (SD)

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Spencer

Located in Gregory County (SD)

Bristow   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Spencer

Unorganized Territory of Southeast Gregory   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Spencer

Located in Gregory County (SD)

Greenwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Spencer

Located in Charles Mix County (SD)

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

Communities Also Named Spencer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Spencer - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (4), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Spencer. 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 Spencer. 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 Spencer. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spencer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Boyd County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spencer.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spencer - 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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Spencer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spencer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Spencer) 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 Spencer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spencer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spencer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8751, Longitude: -98.7014     [Map].

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