Westerville, Nebraska

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Westerville, Nebraska
census-designated place
I.O.O.F. Hall and post office in Westerville
I.O.O.F. Hall and post office in Westerville
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Custer
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 308

Westerville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Custer County, Nebraska. It is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 183 and Nebraska Highway 70.

History[edit]

Westerville was named for James Westervelt, a local storekeeper.[1] The Westerville poat office was established in 1882.[2] County fairs were held in Westerville in 1883 and 1884.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 48.  A 1925 edition is available for download at Univeristy of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  2. ^ "Custer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 105.