Major Local Employers:
Hemingford Ledger - Newspaper & commercial printing
|Railroads - Hemingford is served by a main line of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Alliance, 18 miles southeast, is served by Burlington Northern Santa Fe with 80 trains daily.|
| Highways - State Highways 2 (north-south) and 87 (east-west) bisect in Hemingford. North-south U.S.|
Highway 385 is five miles east of the community. There are no local load restrictions on these highways.
Highway mileage to major cities:
Omaha - 414 miles
Chicago - 876 miles
Dallas - 947 miles
Denver - 273 miles
Kansas City - 590 miles
Rapid City - 140 miles
Cheyenne - 150 miles
|Trucklines - There are commercial trucklines serving the area with interstate and intrastate services.Contact Chelsie Herian at (308) 762-1800.|
| Air - Hemingford has a privately owned Class 7 airfield with a 2,800-foot grass runway. The airfield's elevation
is 4,258 feet above sea level.
The Alliance Municipal Airport, located 20 miles south of Hemingford, has three paved runways (9,202 feet, 6,342 feet, and 6,312 feet), two of which are lighted.
HearHand Aviation, located in Alliance is our areas Fixed Base Operator (FBO) for private planes. Contact HearHand Aviation at (308) 762-5311.
|Electricity - Electric power is supplied to the village of Hemingford's municipal distribution system by Nebraska Public Power District's (NPPD) subtransmission substation located on the west edge of Hemingford. NPPD's subtransmission substation has a 2,500 kVA, 34.5/4.16kV transformer and serves the entire electric needs of the village.|
|Natural Gas - Natural gas is supplied and distributed to the community of Hemingford by KN Energy, Inc., through a two-inch transmission pipeline with an operating pressure of approximately 575-600 pounds per square inch.|
|Water - The municipal water system in Hemingford is supplied by five wells, which have an average depth of 320 feet. The system has a combined pumping capacity of 1,200 gallons per minute and an overhead storage capacity of 210,000 gallons. Groundwater is available for industrial uses. A 360-foot well will produce 175 gallons of water per minute. The quality of water in Hemingford does not necessitate a water treatment plant.|
|Sewage - Hemingford has a municipal sanitary sewerage system and a storm sewer system. The outfall lagoon treatment plant was built in 1929 to serve a population of 2,000.|
|Solid Waste Disposal - The village of Hemingford is a member of the Solid Waste Agency of Northwest Nebraska (SWANN). SWANN provides the compact communities with collection, transportation, and disposal of solid waste in a landfill 53 miles north of Hemingford.|
|Telecommunications - Telecommunications services are provided by Mobius with a digital central office. Local Internet through dialup and high speed DSL is available through Mobius. Hemingford Telephone and other providers are available with long distance charges.|
|Post Office - The post office in Hemingford, 805 Box Butte, has one mail receipt and one mail dispatch daily.|
|Newspaper - The Hemingford Ledger is published weekly with circulation in Box Butte County and surrounding counties. Other newspapers available daily include the Alliance Times Herald, Omaha World-Herald, and Scottsbluff Star-Herald.|
|Package Delivery Services - Package delivery services in Hemingford are provided by the United Parcel Service, U.S. Postal Service, Federal Express, and the Nebraska Transport Company.|
| Radio - |
There are several radio stations available in the Hemingford area. They include:
| Television - Television stations carrying local news:|
|Cable television is available on 28 basic channels and one premium channel.
Direct TV is available through Mobius and includes 230 channels and 50 pay-per-view channels.
All real property is subject to tax at actual value. Agricultural land is valued at 80 percent of its actual value. Personal property that is used in a trade or business and is depreciable is subject to tax at its "net book value." Motor vehicles are subject to tax by values established by the State Tax Commissioner. All other personal property is exempt from taxation.