Mills, Nebraska

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Mills, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
Mills, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Mills, Nebraska
Mills, Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°56′26″N 99°26′38″W / 42.94056°N 99.44389°W / 42.94056; -99.44389Coordinates: 42°56′26″N 99°26′38″W / 42.94056°N 99.44389°W / 42.94056; -99.44389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Keya Paha
Elevation 1,919 ft (585 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 68753
GNIS feature ID 831330

Mills is an unincorporated community in northeastern Keya Paha County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along local roads northeast of the village of Springview, the county seat of Keya Paha County.[1] Its elevation is 1,919 feet (585 m).[2] Although Mills is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 68753;[3] the ZCTA for ZIP code 68753 had a population of 106 at the 2000 census.[4]

Mills is named for a gristmill in the location.[5] The Mills post office was established in the 1880s.[6]

Georgia Doty Jones (1910-1977), the wife of a Louisiana state senator, Herman "Wimpy" Jones, was born in Mills and spent her later years in South Dakota. The Joneses operated restaurants in Bossier City and Minden, Louisiana.[7]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 62-63.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mills, Nebraska
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 86. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  6. ^ "Keya Paha County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Georgia E. Doty Jones". Huron, South Dakota: The Daily Plainsman. July 15, 1977. p. 2. Retrieved June 19, 2015.