Cherry County

Cherry County, Nebraska

PO Box 120
Valentine, NE 69201
Phone: (402) 376-2771
Fax: (402) 376-3095
www.co.cherry.ne.us

On the central northern border of NE; organized Feb 23, 1883 from unorganized territory. Claims to be the largest county in the U.S. Name Origin: For Lt. Samuel A. Cherry (?-1881), an army officer

Area (sq mi):: 6009.54 (land 5960.52; water 49.02) Population per square mile: 1.00
Population 2005: 6,098 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 -2.50% Population 2000: 6,148 (White 93.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,943; median household $29,268; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,722-$24,787
Unemployment (2004): 2.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 12.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Refuge, fws.gov/valentine; Valentine Cherry County Guide, heartcity.com.
IN THE SAND HILLS of northwestern Nebraska lies a vast parcel of rolling prairie known as Cherry County. It's nearly twice the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.
Wanting to find an observing site untainted by light pollution, I roamed the sublime desolation of Cherry County in 1988 and experienced the most pristine skies I'd ever seen.
-- The first Emydoidea remains are known from two Miocene Late Barstovian NALMA (about 12 Ma) fossil quarries in Cherry County, Nebraska.
A new species of Emydoidea (Reptilia: Testudines) from the Late Barstovian (Medial Miocene) of Cherry County, Nebraska.
UNSM 117938 from the Late Barstovian (ca 13-11.5 million EP) of UNSM Locality Cr 168, Cherry County, Nebraska, represents a single individual and consists of a mainly complete plastron, plus carapacial remnants, and limb and limb girdle elements (Holman 2002, figs.
In Nebraska, we chose one site in York County with high atrazine use, and one site in Cherry County where atrazine sales were < 0.4 kg/[km.sup.2].
UNSM 117938 from the Late Barstovian (ca 13-11.5 million BP) of UNSM Locality Cr 168, Cherry County, Nebraska, represents a single individual and consists of a mainly complete plastron, plus carapacial remnants, and limb and limb girdle elements (Holman 2002, figs.
McKelvie National Forest in Cherry County and the Bessey Division of the Nebraska National Forest in Thomas County.