Hitchcock County

Hitchcock County, Nebraska

PO Box 248
Trenton, NE 69044
Phone: (308) 334-5646
Fax: (308) 334-5398

On the central southern border of NE, south of North Platte; organized Feb 27, 1873 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Phineas Warrener Hitchcock (1831-81), U.S. senator from NE (1871-77)

Area (sq mi):: 718.57 (land 710.03; water 8.54) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 2,970 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 -17.00% Population 2000: 3,111 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 43.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,804; median household $28,287; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,666-$20,374
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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OTCBB: VOILD) and one of its subsidiaries recently completed and executed an agreement with Kansas Alliance Resources, LLC to acquire ten net mineral acres in Weld County under a producing well; and with BYA Energy, LLC to acquire a 5% working interest and 1% overriding royalty in Hitchcock County, Nebraska, the company said.
Target: Ten net mineral acres in Weld County, Nebraska; 5% working interest and 1% overriding royalty in Hitchcock County, Nebraska
A 5% working stake and a 1% overriding royalty will be bought in Hitchcock County.
Hitchcock County led the state in oil production since 2011, and production has surged to top 1 million barrels due to a large find in the Burntwood Canyon field.