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Valley City, Nebraska

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Welcome to Valley City ...

So far, we have found very little information about Valley City. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Valley City to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Valley City, please Contact Us.

Valley City would have been located within present day Kearney County.

The location of Valley City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Valley City is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Valley City was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Valley City still existed, it would have been in the (308) area code.

Communities near Valley City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kearney   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Valley City

Located in Buffalo County

Minden   [Map]

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

Gibbon   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Valley City

Located in Buffalo County

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Valley City

Located in Hall County

Shelton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Valley City

Located in Buffalo County

Kenesaw   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Valley City

Located in Adams County

Juniata   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Valley City

Located in Adams County

Axtell   [Map]

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

Holstein   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Valley City

Located in Adams County

Riverdale   [Map]

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

Located in Buffalo County

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

Communities Also Named Valley City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Valley City - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Missouri, North Dakota and Ohio.

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

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 Valley City. 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 Valley City. 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 Valley City.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Kearney County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kearney County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Valley City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley City - 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- Valley City) 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 Valley City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6472, Longitude: -98.8670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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