Max, Nebraska

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Max, Nebraska
Census-designated place
Max is located in Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°06′50″N 101°24′10″W / 40.11389°N 101.40278°W / 40.11389; -101.40278Coordinates: 40°06′50″N 101°24′10″W / 40.11389°N 101.40278°W / 40.11389; -101.40278
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dundy
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,900 ft (900 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 57
 • Density 258/sq mi (99.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 69037
FIPS code 31-31150
GNIS feature ID 831092

Max is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Dundy County, Nebraska, United States. Its elevation is 2,900 feet (880 m) above sea level.[1] Its population as of 2010 was 57.[2]

Max is located in eastern Dundy County along U.S. Route 34 in the valley of the Republican River. Via US 34 it is 9 miles (14 km) southwest to Benkelman, the county seat, and 10 miles (16 km) east to Stratton.


The first settlement at Max was made in 1880.[3] The community named itself in honor of the postmaster, Max Monivisin.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Max, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Max CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 58.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  4. ^ Exploring Nebraska Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-9744358-7-9.