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Time Zone: Cheyenne County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Sidney is the Seat for Cheyenne County.

Cheyenne County was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cheyenne had a population of 9,720 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,830 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cheyenne represented 0.57% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 29th 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
20109,998+1.71%+2.86% since 2009
20099,720-1.12%-1.53% since 2008
20089,871+0.42%-0.21% since 2007
20009,830The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sidney   6,3316,2820.78% increase  
Potter   3883900.51% decrease  
Lodgepole   3433481.44% decrease  
Dalton   3033328.73% decrease  
Gurley   2172284.82% decrease  

Websites for Cheyenne County

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

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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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