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Thedford, Nebraska

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Welcome to Thedford ...

The village of Thedford is located in Thomas County and is the County Seat for Thomas County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Thedford has a population of 218 people<2> (see below for details).

Thedford is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Thedford is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Thedford (for example, toward Mullen), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Thedford: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thedford had a population of 188 people (or 29.06% of the total population of Thomas County). This makes Thedford the county's most populous community.

The population of Thedford represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 347th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 188 people, the population of Thedford decreased 10.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 211 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Thedford had an population of 218 people. This is an increase of 15.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Thedford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Halsey   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Thedford

Located in Blaine County

Seneca   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Thedford

Purdum   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Thedford

Located in Blaine County

Audacious   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Thedford

Located in Cherry County

Brownlee   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Thedford

Located in Cherry County

Elsmere   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Thedford

Located in Cherry County

Mullen   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of Thedford

Located in Hooker County

Dunning   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Thedford

Located in Blaine County

Heil School   [Map]

Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the West (W) of Thedford

Located in Hooker County

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the South (S) of Thedford

Located in McPherson County

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

Communities Also Named Thedford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Thedford - they are located in Ontario and Texas.

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

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 Thedford. 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 Thedford. 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 Thedford. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thedford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Thomas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Thedford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thedford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9786, Longitude: -100.5752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thedford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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