Inavale, Nebraska

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Inavale, Nebraska
census-designated place
Blaine Street (U.S. Highway 136) in Inavale
Blaine Street (U.S. Highway 136) in Inavale
Inavale, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Inavale, Nebraska
Inavale, Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°5′29″N 98°38′58″W / 40.09139°N 98.64944°W / 40.09139; -98.64944Coordinates: 40°5′29″N 98°38′58″W / 40.09139°N 98.64944°W / 40.09139; -98.64944
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Webster
Elevation 1,736 ft (529 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 68952
GNIS feature ID 830264

Inavale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in western Webster County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along U.S. Highway 136 west of the city of Red Cloud, the county seat of Webster County.[1] Its elevation is 1,736 feet (529 m).[2]

A post office was established at Invale in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1994.[3] Inavale retains the ZIP code of 68952.[4] The town's name is descriptive, from its setting in a vale.[5]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 63.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Inavale, Nebraska, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-03-09. Accessed 2008-04-26.
  3. ^ "Webster County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 145. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.