Roscoe, Nebraska

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Roscoe, Nebraska
Roscoe, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 30
Roscoe, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 30
Roscoe is located in Nebraska
Roscoe
Roscoe
Roscoe is located in the United States
Roscoe
Roscoe
Coordinates: 41°07′50″N 101°35′09″W / 41.13056°N 101.58583°W / 41.13056; -101.58583Coordinates: 41°07′50″N 101°35′09″W / 41.13056°N 101.58583°W / 41.13056; -101.58583
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyKeith
Area
 • Total0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
3,173 ft (967 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total63
 • Density400/sq mi (154.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (CDT)
ZIP Code
69153
Area code(s)308
FIPS code31-42285
GNIS feature ID832680

Roscoe is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 63.[1]

Geography[edit]

Roscoe is in east-central Keith County in the valley of the South Platte River. Its altitude is 3,173 feet (967 m) above sea level.[2] U.S. Route 30 passes through the community, leading west 7 miles (11 km) to Ogallala, the Keith county seat, and east 12 miles (19 km) to Paxton. Nebraska Link 51B leads south 1 mile (1.6 km) across the South Platte River to Interstate 80 at Exit 133.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Roscoe CDP has an area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Roscoe had its start in the 1870s when the railroad was extended to that point.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Roscoe CDP, Nebraska". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Roscoe, Nebraska
  3. ^ Burr, George L.; Buck, O. O. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 123.