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Time Zone: Nemaha County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Seneca is the Seat for Nemaha County.

Nemaha County was founded August 25, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Nemaha had a population of 9,968 people. This is a decrease of 6.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,717 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Nemaha represented 0.4% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 41st most populous county (out of 105 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,178-5.03%+2.11% since 2009
20099,968-6.99%-0.91% since 2008
200810,060-6.13%-0.87% since 2007
200010,717The Last Census

More information can be found on the Nemaha County Census Page for Nemaha County.


Below are some of the communities located in Nemaha County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Nemaha County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sabetha   2,4502,5895.37% decrease  
Seneca   1,9862,1226.41% decrease  
Centralia   47953410.3% decrease  
Wetmore   3413625.8% decrease  
Bern   1892047.35% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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