Richardson County

Richardson County, Nebraska

1700 Stone St
Falls City, NE 68355
Phone: (402) 245-2911
Fax: (402) 245-2946

In the southeastern corner of NE, southeast of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 7, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Maj. William A. Richardson (1811-75), officer in the Mexican-American War, U.S. senator from IL (1863-65), and governor of NE Territory (1858)

Area (sq mi):: 555.95 (land 553.26; water 2.70) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 8,732 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.40%; 1990-2000 -4.10% Population 2000: 9,531 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 41.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,460; median household $29,884; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,920-$25,501
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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He was later released on bond, ( Reuters reported, citing police in Richardson county, north of Dallas.
2008), from the southeasternmost part of the state (Richardson County), and in 2008 a nymph was photographed and collected in Otoe County.
ALVADORE - Everything went according to plan Wednesday at the Midwestern League cross country championships, held at Richardson County Park on the shores of Fern Ridge Lake.
Located in southern Nebraska's Richardson County and Kansas' Nemaha County, the 60-megawatt (MW) Flat Water Wind Farm comprises 40 1.5-MW wind turbines and has the capacity to power more than 16,000 homes with clean, renewable energy.
The BOP supply includes providing engineering technology and subsystems for a 60 MW wind power project that constitute 40 1.5 MW GE wind turbines to supply clean energy to 16,000 homes located in southern Nebraska's Richardson County and Kansas' Nemaha County and is expected to be commissioned during December 2010.
But all those states can draw hope from former club member Nebraska, which returned to the Register with the discovery of what has turned out to be the country's biggest-known dwarf chinkapin oak, in Richardson County, and a co-champion eastern cottonwood in Seward.
In November 1993 Teena moved to Richardson County, Neb.
He pays about $470 per season to store his 18-foot Sanibel at Richardson County Park on the west side of Fern Ridge Lake.
Salem, Richardson County, 11 May 1975 (under boards around old mill).
A male grasshopper mouse was captured from a railroad right-of-way on 17 January 1999, north of Falls City, in Richardson County. This site was adjacent to a cornfield and was dominated by smooth brome, switch grass, and several species of annual weeds.

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