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Welcome to Sumner ...

The village of Sumner is located in Dawson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sumner has a population of 222 people<2> (see below for details).

Sumner is 2,360 feet [719 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Sumner is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Sumner: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumner had a population of 236 people. This makes Sumner the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Sumner represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 236 people, the population of Sumner has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 237 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sumner had an population of 222 people. This is a decrease of 5.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sumner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Sumner

Elm Creek   [Map]

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

Located in Buffalo County

Overton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Sumner

Amherst   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sumner

Located in Buffalo County

Oconto   [Map]

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

Located in Custer County

Miller   [Map]

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

Located in Buffalo County

Eddyville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sumner

Cumro   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Sumner

Located in Custer County

Sartoria   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Sumner

Located in Buffalo County

Buckeye   [Map]

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

Located in Custer County

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

Communities Also Named Sumner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Sumner - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Sumner. 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 Sumner. 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 Sumner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumner ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Sumner.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9490, Longitude: -99.5081     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sumner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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