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The population of Stratton is approximately 427 (1990), 343 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 232 (1990), 168 (2010).

The amount of land area in Stratton is 1.075 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Stratton to Washington DC is 1331 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 245 miles. (as the crow flies)
Stratton is positioned 40.15 degrees north of the equator and 101.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Stratton location: in the southwest corner of Nebraska on U.S. Highway 34

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Stratton is seasonal. Stratton, however, does not experience very many extremes in weather. Occasionally, the summer temperatures will go above 100 and winter lows will be below 0, they those days are few. Most of the precipitation comes between April and September. Snow may fall in late winter. The last freeze is usually in late April with the first frost around the beginning of October.
Stratton average temperature is 50 degrees F.
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Stratton history:

The founder of Stratton was C.V. Bailey. When it began in 1879, it was first known as Frontier. The railroad came along in 1882 and Mary Stratton donated land for the town site. The name was changed at that time to honor her. Stratton was incorporated in 1888 as a village.

Take a trip down Memory Lane with these old photographs of Stratton.
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Stratton attractions:

Swanson Lake
The lake is three miles east of Stratton and offers boating, camping, fishing, swimming, water skiing, hunting and more. Boat ramps are available on both sides of the lake providing easy access. Camping locations are found around the entire lake with some hook-ups.

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