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The location of Sutton

Welcome to Sutton ...

The city of Sutton is located in Clay County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sutton has a population of 1,438 people<2> (see below for details).

Sutton is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sutton: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sutton had a population of 1,502 people (or 22.96% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Sutton the county's most populous community.

The population of Sutton represents 0.08% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,502 people, the population of Sutton increased 3.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,447 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sutton had an population of 1,438 people. This is a decrease of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sutton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Aurora   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Sutton

Located in Hamilton County

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Sutton

Located in Fillmore County

Henderson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Sutton

Located in York County

Harvard   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Sutton

Clay Center   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sutton

Fairmont   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Sutton

Located in Fillmore County

Edgar   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Sutton

Hampton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Sutton

Located in Hamilton County

McCool Junction   [Map]

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

Located in York County

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sutton

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

Communities Also Named Sutton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Sutton - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Sutton ...

Official Website:

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 Sutton. 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 Sutton. 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 Sutton. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sutton ...

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

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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 Sutton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sutton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sutton) 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 Sutton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sutton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sutton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6078, Longitude: -97.8587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sutton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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