Garden County

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Garden County, Nebraska

PO Box 486
Oshkosh, NE 69154
Phone: (308) 772-3924
Fax: (308) 772-0124
www.co.garden.ne.us

In west-central NE, southeast of Scottsbluff; organized Nov 2, 1909 from Devel County. Name Origin: Named by John T. and William R. Twiford, the developers who thought it would become the "garden spot of the west."

Area (sq mi):: 1731.00 (land 1704.40; water 26.60) Population per square mile: 1.20
Population 2005: 1,997 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.90%; 1990-2000 -6.80% Population 2000: 2,292 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 45.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,414; median household $26,458; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,657-$25,644
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 14.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Recent mammals of Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Garden County, Nebraska.