Keith County

Keith County, Nebraska

PO Box 149
Ogallala, NE 69153
Phone: (308) 284-4726
Fax: (308) 284-6277
www.co.keith.ne.us

In west-central NE, west of North Platte; organized May 3, 1873 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For either Morrill C. Keith, the grandfather of NE governor Keith Morrill (1917-19), or John Keith, a prominent citizen of North Platte

Area (sq mi):: 1109.77 (land 1061.26; water 48.51) Population per square mile: 7.80
Population 2005: 8,330 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.10%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 8,875 (White 94.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,421; median household $32,325; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,256-$23,138
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Six Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), nine raccoons (Procyon lotor) and one striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) collected from Keith County Nebraska were examined for ectoparasites.
The single striped skunk and six Virginia opossums were collected from the grounds of Cedar Point Biological Station, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Keith County Nebraska.
virginiana) in Nebraska and from 10 different counties but they did not record it from Keith County or from P.
Jack Pollock, 61, white-haired, trim and tanned from lots of outdoor living, leans back in his editor and publisher's chair at the 4,025-circulation Keith County News.
Both in Keith County and on the state level, he has been a leader and promoter of such things as education and economic development.
He points out that the News is Keith County's only newspaper and covers edges of four other counties.
Nine raccoons (Procyon lotor), 6 Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), and 1 striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) collected from Keith County, Nebraska were examined for helminth parasites.
This study reports on the helminth fauna of these furbearers from western Nebraska, specifically Keith County. This region is particularly interesting relative to the geographic distribution of the helminths of furbearers because little information exists concerning the helminth parasites of these hosts from the western Great Plains.
The single striped skunk and 6 Virginia opossums were collected from the grounds of Cedar Point Biological Station, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Keith County Nebraska.
This study involved a vegetation analysis of 15 permanent plots established on the short-grass and mixed grass prairie slopes at the Cedar Point Biological Station in Keith County, Nebraska.
1) was located at the Cedar Point Biological Research Station on the south shore of Lake Ogallala in Keith County, Nebraska (W 101[degrees] 38" 36", N 41[degrees] 12' 5").
Keystone, Keith County, July 18, 1978 (under wood by railroad); Brownville, Nemaha County, June 16, 1976 (under stones around abandon building); Danbury, Red Willow County, July 7, 1981 (under wood by railroad); Valparaiso, Saunders County, 17 August 1976 (under boards by grain elevator).