Newark, Nebraska

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Newark, Nebraska
Census-designated place
Newark, NE.jpg
Newark is located in Nebraska
Newark
Newark
Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 98°57′47″W / 40.64111°N 98.96306°W / 40.64111; -98.96306Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 98°57′47″W / 40.64111°N 98.96306°W / 40.64111; -98.96306
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Kearney
Elevation 2,103 ft (641 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68959
Area code(s) 308
GNIS feature ID 831613[1]


Newark is an unincorporated community in Kearney County, Nebraska, in the United States.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Newark in the 1870s.[3] It was likely named by a settler who was a native of Newark, New Jersey.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Newark, Nebraska
  3. ^ "Kearney County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 84. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.