Dawes County


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Dawes County, Nebraska

451 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337
Phone: (308) 432-0100
Fax: (308) 432-5179
www.co.dawes.ne.us

On the northwestern border of NE, northeast of Scottsbluff; organized Feb 19, 1885 from Sioux County. Name Origin: For James William Dawes (1845-87), governor of NE (1883-87)

Area (sq mi):: 1400.86 (land 1396.24; water 4.62) Population per square mile: 6.20
Population 2005: 8,636 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 9,060 (White 92.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 30.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,353; median household $29,476; Population below poverty level: 18.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,926-$20,328
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 13.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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5 million and a Dawes County Travel Board grant for $25,000 a year for 2 years.
We are excited to reverse that trend in Dawes County and supply our Chadron law office with access to the same cutting-edge tools and resources that we have in our Omaha office.
It has been taken at the following stations: Chadron, Dawes County, May 18, 1981 (railroad yard); Maxwell, Lincoln County, August 21, 1974 (railroad right-of-way); Peru, Nemaha County, June 21, 1981 (around an old barn).