Darr, Nebraska

Darr (also Cayote, Coyote)[1] is an unincorporated community in Dawson County, Nebraska, United States.[1] Darr is located on U.S. Route 30 and Nebraska Highway 21 between Cozad and Lexington. Its elevation is 2,451 feet (747 m). Darr appears on the Cozad U.S. Geological Survey map.[1]

Darr, Nebraska
Darr
Location within Nebraska
Darr
Darr (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°49′15″N 99°53′01″W
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyDawson
Elevation
2,451 ft (747 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)308
GNIS feature ID828579[1]

History

A post office was established at Darr in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.[2] The community was named for George B. Darr, the original owner of the town site.[3]

References

  1. "Darr". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "Dawson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  3. Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 9.


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