Champion, Nebraska

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Champion, Nebraska
Census-designated place
Champion Mill and dam
Champion Mill and dam
Champion is located in Nebraska
Champion
Champion
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°28′9″N 101°44′55″W / 40.46917°N 101.74861°W / 40.46917; -101.74861Coordinates: 40°28′9″N 101°44′55″W / 40.46917°N 101.74861°W / 40.46917; -101.74861
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Chase
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 3,271 ft (997 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 103
 • Density 430/sq mi (166.2/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 69023
FIPS code 31-08745
GNIS feature ID 828088

Champion is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in central Chase County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 103.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69023.[2]

Geography[edit]

Champion lies in the valley of Frenchman Creek, a tributary of the Republican River, near the Champion Mill Park, 7 miles (11 km) southwest of the city of Imperial, the county seat of Chase County.[3] Its elevation is 3,271 feet (997 m) above sea level.[4]

History[edit]

Champion was named for Champion S. Chase, a Nebraska politician.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Champion CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American actfinder. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived May 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 63.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Champion, Nebraska, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-03-09. Accessed 2008-04-12.
  5. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 8.