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Stanton, Nebraska
(Stanton County)

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The location of Stanton

Welcome to Stanton ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stanton has a population of 1,511 people<1> (see below for details).

Stanton is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Stanton: (402) & (531)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanton had a population of 1,577 people (which is 25.73% of the total population of Stanton County).

The population of Stanton represents 0.09% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people).

With a 2010 count of 1,577 people, the population of Stanton decreased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,627 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stanton had an population of 1,511 people. This is a decrease of 4.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Stanton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norfolk   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stanton

Located in Madison County

Madison   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Stanton

Located in Madison County

Battle Creek   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Stanton

Located in Madison County

Wisner   [Map]

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

Located in Cuming County

Clarkson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Stanton

Located in Colfax County

Howells   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Stanton

Located in Colfax County

Leigh   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Stanton

Located in Colfax County

Winside   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Stanton

Located in Wayne County

Pilger   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stanton

Hadar   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Stanton

Located in Pierce County

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

Communities Also Named Stanton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Stanton: This one is located in Stanton County and the other is located in Dakota County.

Beyond Nebraska, there are 32 communities that are also named Stanton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), California, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Stanton. 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 Stanton. 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 Stanton. Our list includes 15 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanton - 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- Stanton) 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 Stanton. 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 Stanton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9504, Longitude: -97.2237     [Map].

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