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

The community of Beatrice is the Seat for Gage County.

Gage County was founded in 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gage had a population of 22,653 people. This is a decrease of 1.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,993 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gage represented 1.34% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 14th 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
201022,311-2.97%-1.51% since 2009
200922,653-1.48%-0.87% since 2008
200822,852-0.61%-0.95% since 2007
200022,993The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Beatrice   12,56412,4960.54% increase  
Wymore   1,5581,6565.92% decrease  
Adams   4974891.64% increase  
Cortland   4834881.02% decrease  
Blue Springs   3623835.48% decrease  

Websites for Gage County

Official Website:   www.co.gage.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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