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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NPPD is seeking to build the 345,000-volt transmission line from Gerald Gentleman Station coal plant, close to Sutherland, north to a new substation in or near Cherry County.
24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wirelesshas expanded its local network in Cherry County, Neb.
Highway 83, improves coverage in Cherry County as follows:
The experimental plants came from blowout penstemon seedlings that were started in the greenhouse and then planted and established at the Hooker County sites in 1991 and at the Cherry County sites in 1996.
Infructescences from both Hooker and Cherry County locations were significantly taller in 2005 than in 2006 or 2007 (both P < 0.
The first Emydoidea remains are known from two Miocene Late Barstovian NALMA (about 12 Ma) fossil quarries in Cherry County, Nebraska.
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.
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.
However, when you are in the middle of Cherry County, Nebraska, the largest county in the country, for example, you can't rely on a cell phone to keep you connected to base and weather reports.
McKelvie National Forest in Cherry County and the Bessey Division of the Nebraska National Forest in Thomas County.
He also serves on the boards of Cherry County Playhouse, Mercy Development Council and The Child & Family Services of Muskegon.