Gables, Nebraska

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Gables, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
Gables is located in Nebraska
Gables
Gables
Gables is located in the US
Gables
Gables
Coordinates: 41°56′18″N 98°51′0″W / 41.93833°N 98.85000°W / 41.93833; -98.85000Coordinates: 41°56′18″N 98°51′0″W / 41.93833°N 98.85000°W / 41.93833; -98.85000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Garfield
Elevation 2,169 ft (661 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 835308

Gables is an unincorporated community in Garfield County, Nebraska, United States. Its elevation is 2,169 feet (661 m).[1] It lies northeast of the city of Burwell, which is the county seat.

History[edit]

A house containing the first post office featured gables, and from that landmark the town took its name.[2] The post office in Gables operated from 1919 until 1929.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gables, Nebraska
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 67.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  3. ^ "Garfield County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 August 2014.