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Keith County, Nebraska

PO Box 149
Ogallala, NE 69153
Phone: (308) 284-4726
Fax: (308) 284-6277

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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One raccoon was collected from Clearcreek Wildlife Management Area, Keith County, Nebraska, on the North Platte River, west of Lake McConaughy (approximately 41'18.17N 12CT04.35W).
Ectoparasites recorded from 6 Virginia opossums, 9 raccoons and 1 striped skunk in Keith County, Nebraska, 2005-2008.
At one site, in Keith County, Nebraska, both species co-occurred in large numbers and no apparent hybrids were observed.
With the exception of a single specimen from Lake McConaughy, Keith County, Nebraska, all M.
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.
Plagorhychns cylindracens is abundant in American robins in Keith County, Nebraska (pers.
An annotated list of the vascular plants of Keith County, Nebraska. Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 17:83-101.
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. Ninety-nine species were found in the plots, including members of 75 genera and 31 families.