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Sparks, Nebraska
Post office and general store in Sparks
Post office and general store in Sparks
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Coordinates: 42°56′28″N 100°15′21″W / 42.94111°N 100.25583°W / 42.94111; -100.25583Coordinates: 42°56′28″N 100°15′21″W / 42.94111°N 100.25583°W / 42.94111; -100.25583
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cherry
Elevation
2,602 ft (793 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 7
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
69220
GNIS feature ID 833641

Sparks is an unincorporated community in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Its elevation is 2,602 feet (793 m). Sparks has a post office with the ZIP code 69220.

Businesses in the village include an outfitting company, Dryland Aquatics, that has served visitors to the nearby Niobrara River since 1980, Sparks Store, which houses the post office and Dryland Aquatics, and the Sparks Museum of History. Smith Falls is south west of Sparks.

History

Sparks was the last name of the four brothers who laid out the community. A post office was established at Sparks in 1888, and operated for a century until it was discontinued in 1988.

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