Nuckolls County

Nuckolls County, Nebraska

PO Box 366
Nelson, NE 68961
Phone: (402) 225-4361
Fax: (402) 225-4301
www.nuckollscounty.ne.gov

On the southern border of NE, southeast of Grand Island; organized Jun 27, 1871 from unorganized territory; a county originally named Nuckolls is now Thayer County. Name Origin: For Stephen Friel Nuckolls (1825-79), pioneer, NE territorial legislator (1859), and U.S. representative from WY (1869-71)

Area (sq mi):: 575.96 (land 575.30; water 0.66) Population per square mile: 8.20
Population 2005: 4,739 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.30%; 1990-2000 -12.60% Population 2000: 5,057 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,608; median household $28,958; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,010-$24,974
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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She was born June 18, 1915, in Nuckolls County, Neb.
So it was in Hardy, one of many last-gasp towns in Nuckolls County, Neb.
Last year, Nuckolls County, population 4,843, lost another two schools to budget cuts and declining enrollment, perhaps dooming another pair of towns to Hardy's fate in a region that has seen nearly two thirds of its population disappear since 1920.
cooperi was caught in Nuckolls County in December of 1997 in dense roadside grasses in the floodplain of the Republican River.