Nance County

Nance County, Nebraska

209 Esther St PO Box 338
Fullerton, NE 68638
Phone: (308) 536-2331
Fax: (308) 536-2742
www.co.nance.ne.us

In east-central NE, northeast of Grand Island; organized Feb 4, 1879 from Merrick County, encompassing the entire former Pawnee Reservation. Name Origin: For Albinus Nance (1848-1911), governor of NE (1879-83)

Area (sq mi):: 448.04 (land 441.32; water 6.73) Population per square mile: 8.30
Population 2005: 3,666 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.20%; 1990-2000 -5.50% Population 2000: 4,038 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,886; median household $31,267; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,751-$24,446
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Among the earliest European settlers to arrive in Nance County following the departure of the Pawnee were the English-immigrant ancestors of Doug Russell.
For 12 years, Dunbar worked with the Pawnee Indians and maintained an outpost near what is now Fullerton, in Nance County.
14, 1918, in Nance County, Nebraska to Oliver and Anna Rolf Vogt.