Buffalo, Nebraska

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Buffalo is an unincorporated community in Dawson County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]


A post office was established at Buffalo in 1896, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1957.[2] Buffalo was named for the American bison (buffalo) which once roamed the area.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buffalo, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Dawson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 51.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.

Coordinates: 40°59′21″N 99°50′07″W / 40.98917°N 99.83528°W / 40.98917; -99.83528