Jefferson County, Nebraska

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States of America. Its county seat is Fairbury.[1] The population was 8,333 at the 2000 census.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Jefferson County is represented by the prefix 33 (it had the thirty-third-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 576 square miles (1,491.8 km2), of which 573 square miles (1,484.1 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.43%) is water.

Adjacent counties


1870 - 2,440
1880 - 8,096
1890 - 14,850
1900 - 15,196
1910 - 16,852
1920 - 16,140
1930 - 16,409
1940 - 15,532
1950 - 13,623
1960 - 11,620
1970 - 10,436
1980 - 9,817
1990 - 8,759
2000 - 8,333

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,333 people, 3,527 households, and 2,352 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,942 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.42% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Full article ▸

related documents
Pulaski County, Georgia
Clinton County, Missouri
Monongalia County, West Virginia
Colfax County, Nebraska
Pickaway County, Ohio
Chambers County, Texas
Bradford County, Florida
Panola County, Texas
Webster County, Georgia
Lincoln County, Kentucky
Mobile County, Alabama
McPherson County, Nebraska
Adams County, Ohio
Gulf County, Florida
Lamar County, Georgia
Idaho County, Idaho
San Juan County, Colorado
Charlotte County, Florida
Garden County, Nebraska
Brown County, Nebraska
Beckham County, Oklahoma
Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Mahoning County, Ohio
Hardeman County, Texas
Bennett County, South Dakota
Cochise County, Arizona
Humboldt County, Iowa
Wayne County, Utah
Wadena County, Minnesota
Emmet County, Iowa