Sanborn, Nebraska

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Sanborn is an unincorporated community in Dundy County, Nebraska, United States.[1]


Sanborn was named for J. E. Sanborn, the original owner of the town site.[2] A post office was established at Sanborn in 1906, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.[3] Little now remains of the original town.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sanborn, Nebraska
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Dundy County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  4. ^ Alan Boye (1 April 2007). The Complete Roadside Guide to Nebraska. U of Nebraska Press. p. 290. ISBN 0-8032-3378-7.

Coordinates: 40°03′13″N 102°01′13″W / 40.05361°N 102.02028°W / 40.05361; -102.02028