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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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Marsh Lake and Pelican Lake are located in Cherry County, Nebraska, on the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge.
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.
The holotype, a nuchal bone UNSM 76200 from UNSM Locality Cr 114, Cherry County, Nebraska (Miocene:Late Barstovian, see Holman 1995, Figure 1, 549) should remain the same.
Contamination of groundwater in Utah, transport of atrazine to Wyoming via the North Platte River, the presence of atrazine in Cherry County, Nebraska (where no atrazine use is reported), and findings of hermaphrodites at these localities further demonstrate the problem of widespread atrazine contamination.
Although we attempted to predict localities where hermaphrodites might occur based on atrazine use, the movement of atrazine into areas such as Carbon County, Wyoming, via the North Platte River, the presence of atrazine in Cherry County, Nebraska (where atrazine use is not reported), and local use of atrazine in areas that do not report high use make such predictions difficult.
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.
West Long Lake is a 25-ha natural lake located on the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge in Cherry County, Nebraska. Mean depth of West Long Lake is 1.2 m, with a maximum depth of 1.8 m.