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Howard County, Nebraska


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Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of Elba is approximately 196 (1990), 215 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 91 (1990), 98 (2010).
The amount of land area in Elba is 0.647 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elba to Washington DC is 1194 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elba is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 98.56 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Elba was founded in 1882 on the homestead land of Ed Cook. Elba was named for the "elbow bend" in the tracks where the town began to arise.

This history page has much information and a number of pictures from early Elba.
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The founding of Elba


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