Parks, Nebraska

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Parks, Nebraska
Census-designated place
Parks is located in Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°2′30″N 101°43′31″W / 40.04167°N 101.72528°W / 40.04167; -101.72528Coordinates: 40°2′30″N 101°43′31″W / 40.04167°N 101.72528°W / 40.04167; -101.72528
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dundy
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,094 ft (943 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23
 • Density 131/sq mi (50.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 69041
FIPS code 31-38365
GNIS feature ID 835406

Parks is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southern Dundy County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census its population was 23.[1] It lies along local roads just north of U.S. Route 34, 12 miles (19 km) west of the city of Benkelman, the county seat of Dundy County.[2] Its elevation is 3,094 feet (943 m) above sea level.[3] Parks is unincorporated, with the ZIP code of 69041.[4]

Parks was likely named for an early settler.[5]


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Parks CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 62.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parks, Nebraska, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-03-09. Accessed 2008-04-26.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ 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.

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