Westerville, Nebraska

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Westerville, Nebraska
Census-designated place
I.O.O.F. Hall and post office in Westerville
I.O.O.F. Hall and post office in Westerville
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Custer
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 39
 • Density 297/sq mi (114.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 308

Westerville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Custer County, Nebraska, United States. It is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 183 and Nebraska Highway 70. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 39.[1]


Westerville was named for James Westervelt, a local storekeeper.[2] The Westerville post office was established in 1882.[3] County fairs were held in Westerville in 1883 and 1884.[4]


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Westerville CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American actfinder. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 48.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  3. ^ "Custer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 105.