Buda, Nebraska

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Buda is an unincorporated community in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Kearney, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Metal building with "Buda Corn & Storage" on side; large metal tanks; grain elevators
Buda, seen from across U.S. Highway 30.


Buda lies at an elevation of 2,116 feet (645 m).[1] It is located four miles east of Kearney and eight miles west of Gibbon.


Buda was founded in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was likely named after Buda, now a part of Budapest, in Hungary.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buda, Nebraska
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 24. 

Coordinates: 40°42′51″N 98°59′38″W / 40.71417°N 98.99389°W / 40.71417; -98.99389