Blue Hill, NE


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Blue Hill is a city in Webster County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 867 at the 2000 census.
The town of Blue Hill was considered to be named Belmont, but finding another town in Nebraska by that name, Blue Hill was the name finally selected. The name was derived from its location on the hills of the Blue River. According to Henry Gannett’s work from “The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States” he states, “The town was so named because of the bluish atmosphere surrounding the hill on which the village is located”.
Blue Hill is located at 40°19′52″N 98°27′0″W / 40.33111°N 98.45°W / 40.33111; -98.45 (40.331008, -98.449967).