Hordville, a quiet town now, bustled in the early 1900s

In the northeast corner of Hamilton County along Highway 66 sits the youngest village still standing from an era of expansion in the middle of Nebraska.
The town of Hordville, originally named after prosperous cattle feeder T. B. Hord, was founded after a trading post known as Stark was dissolved due to requirements made by the Union Pacific Railroad. The requirement dictated that two towns be of equal distance apart (7.5 miles) from Central City and Stromsburg.

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