Hitchcock County, Nebraska

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Hitchcock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population was 3,111. Its county seat is Trenton [1].

In the Nebraska license plate system, Hitchcock County is represented by the prefix 67 (it had the sixty-seventh-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 719 square miles (1,862.2 km2), of which 710 square miles (1,838.9 km2) is land and 9 square miles (23.3 km2) (1.19%) is water.

Adjacent counties

History

Hitchcock County was formed in 1873. It was named after the US Senator Phineas Warren Hitchcock.[2]


Demographics

1880 - 1,012
1890 - 5,799
1900 - 4,409
1910 - 5,415
1920 - 6,045
1930 - 7,269
1940 - 6,404
1950 - 5,867
1960 - 4,829
1970 - 4,051
1980 - 4,079
1990 - 3,750
2000 - 3,111

As of the census [3] of 2000, there were 3,111 people, 1,287 households, and 899 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,675 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.36% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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