Nysted, Nebraska

Nysted is an unincorporated community in Howard County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]


Nysted was founded in 1883.[2] A majority of the early settlers being natives of Denmark caused the name Nysted to be selected.[3][4]

A post office was established at Nysted in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1918.[5]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nysted, Nebraska
  2. Federal Writers' Project (1939). Nebraska: A Guide to the Cornhusker State. WPA. p. 293. ISBN 0-8032-6918-8.
  3. Hickey, Donald R.; Wunder, Susan A.; Wunder, John R. (2007). Nebraska Moments. U of Nebraska Press. p. 118. ISBN 0-8032-1572-X.
  4. Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 81. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6. A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  5. "Howard County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 August 2014.

Coordinates: 41°08′04″N 98°36′52″W / 41.13444°N 98.61444°W / 41.13444; -98.61444

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