Dundy County

Dundy County, Nebraska

PO Box 506
Benkelman, NE 69021
Phone: (308) 423-2058

On the southern border of NE, west of McCook; organized Feb 27, 1873 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Elmer S. Dundy (1830-96), NE territorial legislator and jurist of the U.S. circuit court

Area (sq mi):: 920.79 (land 919.86; water 0.93) Population per square mile: 2.30
Population 2005: 2,133 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -11.20% Population 2000: 2,292 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 43.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,786; median household $27,010; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,958-$30,600
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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These include two lots (NMNH 133096 and 133133) collected from a tributary to the Republican River in Dundy County in 1952 which may have been those mentioned by Williams (1954b).
It has been found in several tributaries including Elm Creek in Webster County, Thompson Creek in Franklin County, Elk Creek in Furnas County, Spring Creek in Harlan County, Deer Creek in Red Willow County, Rock Creek in Dundy County as well as Red Willow Creek, Medicine Creek, and Frenchman Creek.
The westernmost specimen, which he captured at 0.5 mile south and 6 miles west of Parks, Dundy County (UNSM 18597), was taken approximately 50 miles west of the distributional limit depicted by Jones (1964) and 62 miles west of Jones's furthest west specimen (Roedel 1992).