Odessa, Nebraska

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Odessa, Nebraska
Census-designated place
Odessa is located in Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°42′2″N 99°15′18″W / 40.70056°N 99.25500°W / 40.70056; -99.25500Coordinates: 40°42′2″N 99°15′18″W / 40.70056°N 99.25500°W / 40.70056; -99.25500
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Buffalo
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,220 ft (680 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 130
 • Density 72/sq mi (27.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68861
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-35770[2]
GNIS feature ID 0835396[3]

Odessa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Odessa Township, Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Kearney, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the CDP was 130 at the 2010 census.[1]

It was named after Odessa, in Ukraine.[4]


Odessa is located in southwestern Buffalo County along U.S. Route 30, 9 miles (14 km) west of Kearney, the county seat. It is 6 miles (10 km) west to Elm Creek via US 30. Interstate 80 passes to the south of Odessa, with access via Exit 263 (Highway 10B/Odessa Road).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Odessa CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Odessa CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 26.