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

The community of Neligh is the Seat for Antelope County.

Antelope County was founded in 1871.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Antelope had a population of 6,652 people. This is a decrease of 10.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,452 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Antelope represented 0.44% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 43rd most populous county (out of 93 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
20106,685-10.29%+0.5% since 2009
20096,652-10.74%+0.48% since 2008
20086,620-11.16%-0.9% since 2007
20007,452The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Neligh   1,4501,65112.17% decrease  
Elgin   65773510.61% decrease  
Orchard   33939113.3% decrease  
Clearwater   33638412.5% decrease  
Oakdale   30034513.04% decrease  

Websites for Antelope County

Official Website:   www.co.antelope.ne.us/

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<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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