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Ord is a city in Valley County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. E.O.C. Ord.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Ord. For links to other places called Ord, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ord is 41.603N. The longitude is -98.925W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,051 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,220.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ord demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Valley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68862 ZIP code.
27% of Ord residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ord ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ord was $15,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Ord residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Ord, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Libraries in Ord include Ord Township Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ord include Ord Quiz
Valley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ord political report.
The average commute time for Ord workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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