|Elevation||305 ft (93 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1341163|
McCook was founded circa 1925. By 1936, the community had its own school district, post office, and church; for the next few decades, its population hovered near 40 residents. By 1964, the population had risen to 100. As of 2000, the population was 91; the residents were spread out over a rural area, and the community no longer had any businesses.