Loma, Nebraska

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Loma, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
Loma.  At left is the Bar M Corral bar; at right is St. Luke's Czech Catholic Shrine.
Loma. At left is the Bar M Corral bar; at right is St. Luke's Czech Catholic Shrine.
Loma, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Loma, Nebraska
Loma, Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°7′47″N 96°56′38″W / 41.12972°N 96.94389°W / 41.12972; -96.94389Coordinates: 41°7′47″N 96°56′38″W / 41.12972°N 96.94389°W / 41.12972; -96.94389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Butler
Population (2000)
 • Total 54
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Loma is an unincorporated community in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2000 census, the community had a population of 54.[1]

History[edit]

Loma was named by the railroad, and it is possibly derived from a Spanish name meaning "little hill".[2]

Geography[edit]

Loma is located at 41°7′47″N 96°56′37″W / 41.12972°N 96.94361°W / 41.12972; -96.94361 (41.12981, -96.94379).

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 54 people, 18 households, and 13 families residing in the community. There are 20 housing units. The racial makeup of the community was 100.00% White.

In the media[edit]

Loma was featured in the 1995 comedy film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar as the fictional village of Snydersville, Nebraska.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All Census Bureau information is for Census blocks 1104-06 and 1109 in Block Group 1, Census Tract 9878 in Butler County, as Loma is not a census-designated place.
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 30. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Benes, Ross (March 24, 2014). "When John Leguizamo Fixed Up My Hometown". Esquire. Retrieved 31 July 2014.