Hastings Adams County, Nebraska

Hastings: County seat of Adams County, Nebraska, United States

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Location of Hastings on Nebraska map.


Hastings is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,907 and a population density of 662 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,725 inhabitants.

Hastings  Nebraska 2nd Street S side 1 image
Hastings Nebraska 2nd Street S side 1
Hastings  Nebraska 2nd Street S side 1 image


Hastings is located at 40°35'10"N 98°23'18"W (40.5861200, -98.3883900).

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Hastings forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Hastings Quick Facts

Population : 24,725 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 68901–68902
Phone Area Codes : 402
Area : 37.63 km2
Altitude : 1,926 feet / 587 meters
Capital city : Hastings is capital of Adams County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:16:04 (17th September 2021)
Density : 657 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.74% (2010-2020)
Weather : 69℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Hastings decreased by 0.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,907 - census
2011 24,956 0.2% estimation process
2012 24,978 0.09% estimation process
2013 25,040 0.25% estimation process
2014 24,863 -0.71% estimation process
2015 24,918 0.22% estimation process
2016 25,008 0.36% estimation process
2017 25,093 0.34% estimation process
2018 24,824 -1.08% estimation process
2019 24,692 -0.53% estimation process
2020 24,725 0.13% estimation process

Hastings zip code is 68901. County name: Adams, County fips: 31001

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People born in Hastings (46)

People born in Hastings, including actress Sandy Dennis, jazz trumpeter, composer, songwriter, and arranger Neal Hefti, football player and coach, college athletics administrator, politician Tom Osborne, you can see a list of people who born in Hastings.

  • William O. Cowger (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1922
  • Gwen Lee (Actress, model (1904-1961)) she was born in 12/11/1904
  • Jeremiah Farrell (American mathematician) he was born in 01/01/1937
  • Sheila Hicks (American artist) she was born in 24/07/1934
  • Adam Carriker (American football player) he was born in 06/05/1984
  • Bert Sutherland (American computer scientist) he was born in 10/05/1936
  • Don Pederson (American politician) he was born in 23/12/1928
  • Don Welch (American poet and academic) he was born in 03/06/1932
  • Elizabeth Coulson (American politician) she was born in 08/09/1954
  • Francis Greenlief (United States Army general) he was born in 27/07/1921
  • Gerald Lee Warren (American journalist) he was born in 17/08/1930
  • Harry Hopp (American football player (1918-1964)) he was born in 18/12/1918
  • Harvey M. Johnsen (United States federal judge) he was born in 16/07/1895
  • Jack Adams (silent film actor (1879-1968)) he was born in 08/06/1879
  • Jackie Gaughan (American casino owner and businessman) he was born in 24/10/1920
  • Jay Leland Benedict (United States Army general) he was born in 14/04/1882
  • Jeri Kehn Thompson (American politician) she was born in 30/09/1966
  • Johnny Hopp (American baseball player) he was born in 18/07/1916

Schools in Hastings

College & universities near Hastings, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181127 Hastings College Hastings (NE) 68901

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hastings, NE

Code Name Address Type
HAS Hastings 501 West First St. RAIL
HLD Holdrege 100 West Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Hastings

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hasting Post Office Hastings (NE) 68901

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Blaine 627 County in Nebraska, United States
Ayr 388 Ayr is a city in Adams County, Nebraska
Juniata 260 Human settlement in Adams County, Nebraska, United States of America
Holstein 235 Village in the United States
Roseland 193 Village in Nebraska, United States
Kenesaw 117 Human settlement in Adams County, Nebraska, United States of America
Prosser 71 Location in Nebraska, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Hastings distances to largest Nebraska cities