Calora, Nebraska

Calora is an unincorporated community in Arthur County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]

Calora, Nebraska
Calora, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Calora, Nebraska
Calora, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°36′N 101°24′W / 41.6°N 101.4°W / 41.6; -101.4
Country United States
State Nebraska
CountyArthur

HistoryEdit

A post office was established at Calora in 1912, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1951.[2] The community's name is an amalgamation of Carl and Oura.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Calora, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Arthur 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. 8.

Coordinates: 41°38′25″N 101°26′52″W / 41.64028°N 101.44778°W / 41.64028; -101.44778