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.[2] It was likely named after Buda, now a part of Budapest, in Hungary.[3]


  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. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 7. 

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