Sheridan County Towns
Rushville: Peak population (1950), 1,266. post office established October 17, 1884. County seat was named for nearby Rush Creek. Generally dry, the creek was named for a growth of rushes in its bed.
Ref: Perkey's Nebraska Place Names, Elton A. Perkey. Published by J. & L. Lee Co., 1995, Revised Edition.
Public Library, 207 Sprague St, PO Box 473, Rushville NE 69360
Phone (308) 327-2740
Rushville: Latitude: 42.03.31, Longitude: -102.16.31
Photos from Brian Garner
1908 view Main St. (east side) & ? St. looking southeast in Rushville, NE.
Note: Indian by pumphouse, man on roof?, hitching rails, boardwalks, horses, wagon, buggies.
Loofborrow St.: courthouse, opera house, water tank.
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