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Axtell is a village in western Kearney CountyNebraska, United States. It is part of the Kearney, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 726 at the 2010 census.

Swedish immigrants began homesteading Mirage Township, Kearney County, in 1873. By 1876 these families had formed the Swedish Lutheran Church (Bethany Lutheran), the first church in Kearney County. The tempo of settlement increased with the coming of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in 1883. Tradition says Axtell was named after the engineer of the first train to pass though the village. Axtell was incorporated December 14, 1885.

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