Westmark, Nebraska

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Westmark, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
Westmark, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Westmark, Nebraska
Westmark, Nebraska
Westmark, Nebraska is located in the US
Westmark, Nebraska
Westmark, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 99°31′48″W / 40.59778°N 99.53000°W / 40.59778; -99.53000Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 99°31′48″W / 40.59778°N 99.53000°W / 40.59778; -99.53000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Phelps
Elevation 2,398 ft (731 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 308
GNIS feature ID 835478[1]

Westmark is an unincorporated community in Phelps County, Nebraska, United States. Westmark is 7.4 miles (11.9 km) northeast of Bertrand and 13.6 miles (21.9 km) northwest of Holdrege, the county seat of Phelps County.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Westmark in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] Westmark was likely named for a pioneer settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Westmark". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Westmark, Phelps County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 113. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.