Bingham, Nebraska

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Bingham, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
First Street in Bingham
First Street in Bingham
Bingham, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Bingham, Nebraska
Bingham, Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°1′16″N 102°5′19″W / 42.02111°N 102.08861°W / 42.02111; -102.08861Coordinates: 42°1′16″N 102°5′19″W / 42.02111°N 102.08861°W / 42.02111; -102.08861
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Sheridan
Elevation 3,894 ft (1,187 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 69335
GNIS feature ID 827448

Bingham is an unincorporated community in southeastern Sheridan County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along Nebraska Highway 2 south-southeast of the city of Rushville, the county seat of Sheridan County.[1] Its elevation is 3,894 feet (1,187 m).[2] Although Bingham is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69335.[3]

History[edit]

The Bingham post office was established in 1888.[4] The origin of the name Bingham is obscure. Two sources speculate it might be the name of a pioneer settler, railroad official or of a place in Minnesota.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 62.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bingham, Nebraska, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-03-09. Accessed 2008-04-26.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Sheridan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Exploring Nebraska Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 68. ISBN 978-0-9744358-7-9. 
  6. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 133. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.